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Hohner harmonica's

It wasn't until the late 19th century, though, that Mathias Hohner—a German clock maker—developed what we now know as a harmonica. Hohner exported several of them to his cousins in America, who then, in turn, hocked them to aspiring musicians far and wide. Nowadays, although other harmonica manufacturers are successful, none have been quite as successful as Hohner harmonicas, which are often considered the most reliable such instruments. Used in jazz, blues, rock, country and folk music, Harmonica is one of the most diverse (and deceptively difficult) instruments around.