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Trivia Archive

March 2003 Sax Trivia Contest

Prizes:

  • $75 Saxquest gift certificate ($ 75.00 value)

Winner

Mark Ward from Saint Charles, MO US

Contest background

In 1858, a musician was born who would grow to have considerable influence on the saxophone community. Although clarinet was his main instrument, indeed he held such esteemed posts as solo clarinettist at the Opéra Comique Orchestra in Paris and was a member of the Lamoureux Orchestra, he managed to influence the sound of saxophonists the world over.

Contest Question

Who is this person?

Correct Answer

Henri Selmer

Where You Could Have Found The Answer

Selmer
Thanks to everyone who participated in the March, 2003 trivia contest. Be sure to stop back each and every month for a new Saxquest saxophone trivia challenge.