Italian Luthier Nicola Amati Born On This Day in 1596 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Italian luthier Nicola Amati was born on this day in 1596 – 422 years ago

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Nicola Amati Birthday

Italian luthier Nicola Amati was born on this day in 1596 – 422 years ago.

The grandson of Andrea Amati, the founder of the Amati family of violin making, Nicola’s noted students included Andrea Guarneri and Giovanni Battista Rogeri – and arguably Jacob Stainer and Antonio Stradivari.

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