Google Doodle Celebrates The Accordion's Musical Legacy

Today's Google Doodle celebrates the accordion, highlighting its invention in 1829 and its widespread musical influence

Today's Google Doodle takes center stage with a playful tribute to the accordion

Accordion, patented in 1829 (the name itself is derived from the German word "acord"

From folk and classical tunes to jazz, the accordion's versatility has been embraced by musicians around the world

A beloved instrument known for its bellows and its rich influence across musical styles

Manufacturers in Germany increased their accordion production due to its popularity among folk musicians across Europe

Early accordions had buttons on only one side, and each of these buttons produced the sound of a complete chord