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Rudy Wiedoeft in 1919, playing a Buescher C melody saxophone

Full Name: Rudolph Cornelius Wiedoeft
Description: Saxophonist, Composer, USA
Known For: He became known as a virtuoso saxophonist in the 1910s, made more than 300 recordings
Instruments: Saxophone
Music Styles: Jazz
Location: United States of America
Web Site: http://www.gutenberg.org/browse/authors/w#a3448
Date Born: 3rd January 1893
Location Born: Detroit, Michigan, United States of America
Date Died: 18th February 1940
Location Died: Flushing, New York, United States of America
Cause Of Death: Cirrhosis of the liver.
Summary: Before 1920, the Holton Instrument Company took features from existing production model saxophones and marketed them as the "Rudy Wiedoeft Model". However, it is doubtful Wiedoeft actually performed on such instruments.
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