German customs seize violinist Yuzuko Horigome's Guarneri 'del Gesù'


A Japanese violinist whose 1741 Guarneri 'del Gesù' was seized by customs authorities in Germany has been told she must pay €380,000 (£300,000) to get it back, reports AFP. Yuzuko Horigome, who is based in Belgium, was flying home last week from Japan via Frankfurt Airport. Customs officers ...

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