In Focus: A 1925 violin by Ferdinando Garimberti


Rainer Michael Cocron looks at a violin by one of the modern Milanese school’s most prominent makers

Born into a hard-working family in Parma in 1894, Ferdinando Garimberti is today considered one of the most important representatives of the modern Milanese school, and indeed among the most important Italian violin makers of the 20th century. Cremona is indebted to him for the role he played in the city’s acquisition of the 1715 ‘Il Cremonese’ Stradivari and for passing on his knowledge to a new generation of makers at the International School of Violin Making…

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