# Who Invented the Trombone?

The trombone belongs to the brass family of musical instruments. It was invented in the late 15th century in Burgundy, by Flemish instrument makers. Burgundy is a region in modern-day France. It was constructed as a result of coming up with an improved version of the slide trumpet.
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 The trombone was invented in the late 15th century by Flemish instrument makers in Burgundy, a region of modern-day France. It was constructed as an improved version of the slide http://www.ehow.com/facts_5016498_invented-trombon...
 The trombone (originally called a sackbut) developed in the 15th century and is much the same today. We don't know the inventor. The trombone is dated too far back to exactly know http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Who_invented_the_trombon...
 B. P. Leonard invented the trombone in the late 15th Century. http://www.chacha.com/question/who-invented-the-tr...
 The trombone appeared after the mid-15th century, evidently as an advance on the Renaissance slide trumpet, and was possibly first produced by Flemish makers who supplied wind instruments http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=200705...