Sabine, Wallace Clement

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Sabine, Wallace Clement Gender: M
born on 13 June 1868 at 16:20 (= 4:20 PM )
Place Richwood, Ohio, 40n26, 83w18
Timezone LMT m83w18 (is local mean time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_gemcol.18.gif 23°04' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 28°31 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 15°22'

Wallace Clement Sabine


American physicist who founded the field of architectural acoustics.

He graduated from Ohio State University in 1886 at the age of 18 before joining Harvard University for graduate study and remaining as a faculty member. Sabine was acoustical architect of Boston's Symphony Hall, widely considered one of the two or three best concert halls in the world for its acoustics.

He died on January 10, 1919.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes William Dana Orcutt's book, "Wallace Clement Sabine: A Study in Achievement" (Plimpton, 1933), p. 4: "'Our boy was born at four o'clock, twenty minutes, on the afternoon of June 13, 1868, in Richwood, Ohio,' records his mother in her Diary."


  • Vocation : Science : Physics (acoustics)