Celebrated Italian Violin Maker Carlo Bergonzi Died On This Day in 1747 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Italian luthier Carlo Bergonzi died on this day in 1747

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Italian luthier Carlo Bergonzi died on this day in 1747.

He is remembered as one of Antonio Stradivari’s greatest pupils – later inheriting Stradivari’s repair business.

The famous Kreisler Bergonzi, named after violinist Fritz Kreisler, was at one time owned and played by violin virtuoso Itzhak Perlman.

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