All Albert Sammons articles

  • goffriller

    From the Archive: a violin by Matteo Goffriller, Venice, 1696


    This illustration of a violin by Matteo Goffriller was published in The Strad, August 1986. The following text is extracted from the article accompanying the photographs: Hugh Bean once remarked that Albert Sammons 'got through one violin a week'. This statement is obviously an exaggeration but it does ...