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Denis d'or [goldene Dionys]locked

  • Hugh Davies


A keyboard instrument developed by Prokop Diviš (b Senftenberg, 1 Aug 1696; d Prendnitz, 21 Dec 1765), a Bohemian priest, in Prendnitz, near Znaim (now Znojmo), between about 1730 and 1762. His researches into static electricity led to the invention of a lightning conductor in ...

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G. Schilling: Encyclopädie der gesammten musikalischen Wissenschaften, oder Universal-Lexicon der Tonkunst
F.-J. Fétis: Biographie universelle des musiciens