Edward Delaval

Edward Delaval

Edward Hussey Delaval (born 1729; died August 14, 1814 in Westminster) was a scholar and scientist. He shared the 1766 Copley Medal where he was cited for his research on metals and glass. [ [http://royalsociety.org/page.asp?id=1744 Copley archived winners] ] His interest in glass included its use in music. His performances on musical glasses became well-known [ [http://books.google.com/books?id=GYx51d3l1DQC&pg=RA1-PA212&lpg=RA1-PA212&dq=%22edward+delaval%22+scientist&source=web&ots=XvpSTwbbzY&sig=XeIDXR2EFT9XzAR3yAPvZ2tQODU&hl=en Neurology of the Arts: Painting, Music, Literature By F. Clifford Rose, ebrary Inc: pg 212] ] and may have inspired Benjamin Franklin's glass harmonica. [ [http://www.glassarmonica.com/armonica/history/musicalglasses/delaval.php Glass Harmonica site] ]


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