Italian Luthier Giovanni Battista Guadagnini Was Born On This Day in 1711 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Italian luthier Giovanni Battista Guadagnini was born on this day in 1711- 308 years ago

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Giovanni Battista Guadagnini

Italian luthier Giovanni Battista Guadagnini was born on this day in 1711- 308 years ago.

He is remembered as one of the finest stringed instrument craftsmen of all time.

Guadagnini‘s violins have been the instrument of choice of some of the greatest violinists in history – including virtuosi Arthur Grumiaux, Eugène Ysaÿe, Joseph Joachim, Carl Flesch, Jan Kubelik, Henri Vieuxtemps, Henryk Wieniawski, Julia Fischer and David Garrett.

 

SOYOUNG YOON | SIBELIUS VIOLIN CONCERTO IN D MINOR | MAREK PIJAROWSKI & POLAND PHILHARMONIC | 1773 ‘EX-BUCKELBURG’ GUADAGNINI 

 

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