SAD NEWS | American Violin Luthier Raymond Hardy Jr. has Died – Aged 86 [RIP]
American luthier Raymond E. Hardy Jr. has passed away from Alzheimer’s disease - aged 86
Baltimore-based stringed instrument maker and repairer Raymond E. Hardy Jr. has passed away from Alzheimer’s disease complications - aged 86.
A clarinet performance and education graduate of the Peabody Conservatory of Music and later violin-making graduate of the University of New Hampshire , Mr Hardy's instruments are owned and played by professional musicians internationally - including by members of the Philadelphia and National Symphony Orchestras.
Our condolences are with his family, friends, colleagues and students.