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Conn's instruments were endorsed by several leading band directors, including Sousa.In 1898, upon the suggestion of Sousa, Conn developed the first commercially successful bell-up sousaphone ("the rain-catcher").Its early business was based primarily on brass instruments, which were manufactured in Elkhart, Indiana.During the 1950s the bulk of its sales revenue shifted to electric organs.Conn then began to contemplate manufacturing his new mouthpiece. 26 July 1881), a brass instrument maker and designer and a former employee of Henry Distin of London.
Conn started production of the first American-made saxophone in 1888, after being shown an Adolphe Sax saxophone by his employee Ferdinand August Buescher and agreeing to produce a copy of it. After working on prototypes with advice from Lefebre, Conn settled on production models of saxophones and started regular production around 1892.Fiske's operation was considered to be the best in its time.Conn operated it as a company subsidiary, and in this way he achieved his objectives.He was also the first commander of the Elkhart Commandery of the Knights Templar. After the war, Conn returned to Elkhart and established a grocery and baking business. Conn's entrance into the musical instrument manufacturing business was the result of a split lip.Colonel Conn also served as Lieutenant Colonel of the 2nd Regiment of Uniform Rank, Knights of Pythias, and was re-elected many times as Commander of the local G. There are three existing stories of how this occurred, but the popularly accepted version is that Del Crampton slugged him in the mouth outside a saloon where both of them had been drinking.