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Vitrail d'Adolphe Sax

Stained glass window of Adolphe Sax

Dinant 1814 - Paris 1894
Belgian musical instrument designer and musician who played the flute and clarinet, and is well known for having invented the saxophone
(Wikipedia)
Jean Jadin & Maggy Arzée
1954

Dinant /  Vitrail d'Adolphe Sax   Dinant /  Vitrail d'Adolphe Sax

Description

Stained glass window showing Adolphe Sax with a saxophone and the clock tower of the collegiate church of Notre Dame of Dinant in the background.

Inscription(s)

Below the window, a stone with text:

ici naquit
ADOLPHE SAX
1814-1894

Annotation

The window was solemnly inaugurated on 27 June 1954 at the initiative of the Tourist Office under the mayorship of Mr Léon Sasserath. It is the work of Jean Jadin, who designed the cardboard and Miss Maggy Arzée. It was conducted under the direction of Professor Van de Capelle.

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Locatie (N 50°15'42" - E 4°54'40")

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Item Code: bena039; Photograph: 5 May 2015
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