Saxophone museum online

The Andreas van Zoelen collection 


Behind the instruments

Eduard Abraham Lefèbre was an early saxophonist from the Hague, Netherlands. Lefèbre’s activities had a major influence on the global development of the saxophone. ‘The saxophone King’, as he was called, was incredibly popular because of his hitherto unknown instrument and...

When I assumed the role of Classical Saxophone Professor at the Fontys Conservatory in Tilburg, I started teaching lessons on “instrument knowledge.” These lessons encompassed various topics, including the construction and historical background of the saxophone. I thought a local history...

A Dutch builder of musical instruments, amongst which early saxophones....

Browse through the full collection of instruments.

Read insights, stories and articles related to the collection.