In Focus: An 1899 viola by Luigi Rovatti

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Lionnel Genovart looks at the Buenos Aires-based Italian luthier’s late-century instrument

Luigi Rovatti was one of the first Italian luthiers to establish himself in Argentina. Born in 1863, he began his training as a luthier in Genoa, studying under the masters Giuseppe and Enrico Rocca…

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