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Italian Luthier Giuseppe Guarneri Born On This Day in 1698 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Italian luthier Giuseppe Guarneri was born on this day in 1698. Widely regarded as one of the finest string instrument makers of all time, his...

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

Italian luthier Giovanni Battista Guadagnini was born on this day in 1711- 306 years ago. He is remembered as one of the finest stringed instrument...

Respected French Bowmaker Bernard Millant has Died

French bow maker, luthier and author Bernard Millant has passed away - aged 87. A protege of Louis Morizot, Mr Millant was respected as one of...

SAD NEWS | Italian Violin Maker Luigi Lanaro Has Passed Away – Aged 96

Italian luthier Luigi Lanaro has died - aged 96. A student Giuseppe Pedrazzini and Gaetano Sgarabotto, Mr Lanaro was awarded 1st prize at the 1949...

Violin Maker Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume Died on This Day in 1875 [ON-THIS-DAY]

French violin maker Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume died on this day in 1875. Widely regarded as one of the eminent instrument makers of all time, Vuillaume's violins have...

New Violin Documentary Wins Prestigious US Filmmakers’ Award [PREVIEW]

A new documentary, based on Ohio dreamer and luthier Danny Hock, has this week been awarded both the Jury Prize and Audience Prize for...

SAD NEWS | Prominent Dutch Luthier and Historian has Passed Away

Amsterdam-based violin maker and restorer Fred J. Lindeman has passed away - aged 84. The son of instrument maker John W. Lindeman, Mr Lindeman joined...

Italian luthier Carlo Bergonzi Was Born On This Day in 1683 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Italian luthier Carlo Bergonzi was born on this day in 1683. He is remembered as one of Antonio Stradivari's greatest pupils – later inheriting Stradivari's...

Prominent British Luthier Neil Kristof Értz has Passed Away

British string instrument maker, restorer and teacher Neil Kristof Értz has died, aged just 50 - from a ruptured aneurysm. A graduate of the Newark...

South Korean Luthier Scoops International Violin Making Top Prizes

South Korean luthier, Ji Hwan Park has today been awarded the Grand Prize at the 2016 Henryk Wieniawski International Violin Making Competition, in Poznan,...

SAD NEWS | Pennsylvania-Based Luthier Edward Campbell has Died – Aged 89

American violin maker Edward Campbell has passed away – aged 89. Largely self-taught, he was a founding member of the Violin Society of America - and...

SAD NEWS | German-American Luthier Peter Paul Prier has Died – Aged 73

German-born American stringed instrument maker Peter Paul Prier, of Peter Prier and Sons Violins, in Utah USA has died – aged 73. Trained at the Mittenwald...

SAD NEWS | New York Luthier Luiz Bellini Has Died – Aged 79

Brazilian-born New York luthier Luiz Bellini has passed away – aged 79. A protege of Vincente Policene, Simone Sacconi and Jacques Francais, his famed clients...

MEET THE PROS | Samuel Zygmuntowicz, Acclaimed Stringed Instrument Maker – ‘VC 20 Questions’ [VIDEO]

The Violin Channel recently caught up with acclaimed stringed instrument maker Samuel Zygmuntowicz – at the 2014 Violin Society of America Competition and Convention,...
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