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Fine french bassoon by Savary Jeune offer to Divoir for the first prize at the Paris Conservatoire in 1827
Divoir (1803 – 1881) 1er Prix du Conservatoire en 1827, Bassonniste au théâtre des Italiens de 1833-68
Jean-Nicolas Savary jeune the younger !! built bassoons in Paris from 1823 until 1850. His instruments had a reputation unsurpassed by any other woodwind instrument maker.
His instruments have been likened to the violins of Stradivari.
Savary jeune was known as the "Stradivari" of the bassoon,
Eugène Jancourt, professor at the Paris Conservatoire, played solos on a Savary tenor bassoon during 1839–40.