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LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 1: Dave Koz'a saxophone is seen at the Oscar Govenors Ball press Preview held at the Hollywood and Highland Grand Ballroom February 1, 2007, in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Toby Canham/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 1: Dave Koz'a saxophone is seen at the Oscar Govenors Ball press Preview held at the Hollywood and Highland Grand Ballroom February 1, 2007, in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Toby Canham/Getty Images)

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He escaped death and invented the saxophone

Adolphe Sax will forever be remembered as the inventor of the saxophone. But his indelible mark on the music world almost never came to be. Amazingly, Sax escaped death not one, not two, but SEVEN times before he went on to change the history of music.

He escaped death and invented the saxophone

Adolphe Sax will forever be remembered as the inventor of the saxophone. But his indelible mark on the music world almost never came to be. Amazingly, Sax escaped death not one, not two, but SEVEN times before he went on to change the history of music.