- Rob Van Acht
( b Kampen, 1666; d Amsterdam, 1715). Dutch maker of woodwind instruments . He was a pupil of Jan de Jager, whose son Frederik assisted him between 1694 and 1707, and whose niece he eventually married. Boekhout lived in Amsterdam, at first on Keizersgracht and from 1713 on Kerkstraat. He made recorders, flutes, oboes and bassoons, but was best known for his bass recorders. The ...