SAD NEWS | Acclaimed Mittenwald-Based Violin Maker Has Died

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Slovenian-born violin maker Josef Kantuscher has passed away - aged 91.

A graduate of the Violin Making School in Mittenwald, Mr Kantuscher was a former prize winner at the Leige, Roma and Posen International Violin Making Competitions.

He completed 846 stringed instruments during his lifetime - many now used world-over by professional musicians.

Our condolences are with Mr Kantuscher's family, friends, colleagues and students.