Ric W. Heinl on the French maker’s mid-century instrument
Georges Chanot I was born in 1801 in Mirecourt, France. He began his career working for his father before moving to Paris in 1819 to assist his elder brother in the making of cornerless violins. During his training he worked alongside another apprentice named Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume. Both men would later be recognised as the foremost violin makers in France…
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