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Heinrich Band (1821-1860), born in Krefeld, Germany, in 1821, was the inventor of the bandoneón;[1] this 'hand-organ-like' instrument is a reed instrument in the concertina family of instruments.


  1. ^ Alejandro Marcelo Drago (2008). Instrumental Tango Idioms in the Symphonic Works and Orchestral Arrangements of Astor Piazzolla. Performance and Notational Problems: A Conductor's Perspective. ProQuest. pp. 16–. ISBN 978-0-549-78323-7.