‘She typed the name into Google and emitted a cry of astonishment’ - Letters to the editor: June 2024


A selection of letters The Strad receives each month from its readers around the world: June 2024 issue

Mystery for the ages

While clearing out the house of my late grandfather, my wife came across a violin made in 1889 by the American luthier Jerome Bonaparte Squier. Not having come across the name before, despite being a violinist herself, she typed the name into Google and almost immediately emitted a cry of astonishment…

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