Distinguished SOTW Coffee Guru
The development of the 62 saxophone. A conversation with Eugene Rousseau
No, Yamaha has, nothing to do with Leblanc had had its roots with Nikkan Gakki which was the company that originated both Yamaha and Yanagisawa.
Also they asked KHS Jupiter (which had traditional ties with the Yamaha company because they were the Taiwanse importers.
KHS has lineage traceable in the ’30.
“..It all began in 1963, when the Japanese company Nikkan established a wind instrument factory in Saitama, Japan. Yamaha contributed financial and technical assistance, marking this early venture as the beginning of Yamaha wind instruments. In 1965 the first wind instrument to bear the Yamaha name, a trumpet, was produced, and the company displayed trumpets, trombones and saxophones at the 1967 Chicago NAMM show. Nikkan and Yamaha merged in 1970, and Yamaha opened the world's largest wind instrument factory in Toyooka, Japan the same year..."
Wan-Wu was established in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
The company was renamed to KHS after WWII.
KHS Enterprise was established and registered, in Taipei, Taiwan.
KHS KHS Investing Co., Ltd. was established.
In LuChou, we were starting making harmonica products.
Wind instruments were made.
KHS Trading Co., Ltd. was established to export bananas and import musical
instruments, PE gears and equipments for school.
1969 Taiwan Yamaha Musical Instruments was co-founded by KHS and Yamaha for piano production.
KHS Enterprise was divided into three entities:
wKHS Musical Instruments Co., Ltd. produces and exports wind instruments and percussions.
wKHS Investing Co., Ltd. manufactures and sells motorcycles.
wKHS Trading Co., Ltd. is the agency importing musical instruments form YAMAHA. "