Claude Augustin Miremont (1827-1887) was born in Mirecourt, where he apprenticed in the workshop of Claude Nicolas Collin. He moved to Paris in 1844 to study with Bernardel Père, then traveled to New York in 1852, where he worked for nearly 10 years. He returned to Paris in 1861. His instruments won numerous awards at World's Fairs in New York, Paris, and London.
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