The klaxophone is a musical instrument created by the American composer Henry Fillmore. Made of twelve car horns, it was created for use in his march The Klaxon: March of the Automobiles, which was composed in 1929 for the 1930 Cincinnati Automobile Show.[1] This piece featured the instrument mounted onto a table and powered by a car battery.[2]


  1. ^ Schwartz, Ed. "Klaxophone", OnMusic Dictionary. Accessed January 13, 2015.
  2. ^ Anderson, Douglas D. "James Henry Fillmore", The Hymns and Carols of Christmas, April 30, 2007. Accessed June 13, 2007.