Alberto Giordano explores this an instrument by the brother of violin maker Augusto Pollastri
The younger brother of the better-known maker Augusto Pollastri (1877–1927), Gaetano Pollastri was born in Bologna on 24 November 1886. The brothers’ father, Cesare, was a miller and an amateur musician who knew Raffaele Fiorini – also a miller, who made violins as well (and became regarded as the father of the Emilia-Romagna school).
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