Karl Roy, Mittenwald Violin Making School director, dies aged 80


Luthier and author Karl Roy has died aged 80. For two decades he was director of the Mittenwald School of Violin Making in southern Germany, which he joined as a tutor in 1960. Born in 1933 in Potsdam, Roy grew ...

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