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Johann Christoph Denner

(1655—1707)


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(b Leipzig, 1655; d Nuremberg, 1707).

Ger. instrument‐maker. In attempting to improve the Fr. chalumeau he is credited by some historians with inventing the clarinet c.1690. Subject of opera by Weigmann Der Klarinettenmacher (1913).

Subjects: Music.


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