Friedrich Wöhler is widely considered the father of organic chemistry. He was a German chemist who lived in the 1800s and is well-known for synthesizing urea in 1828.
Brass is a bright gold metal that is more malleable than zinc or bronze. It is often used in musical instruments because of its acoustic properties. The softness of the metal makes it a good option when an alloy is required that has a minimal chance of sparking. Because brass is easy to cast, it oftentimes used in manufacturing plumbing fittings.