My Space: Florent Boyer

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The Parisian luthier has been based in his workshop for the past 17 years

I’ve been based in this workshop for the past 17 years. Before that, the Boyer workshop was located in the Rue de Rome, historically the hotbed of violin making in Paris. My grandfather Frédéric Boyer ran the workshop of Charles Enel until the latter’s death in 1954, when Frédéric took it over. In 1984 he passed on the business to my father Serge Boyer, who still works as an expert while I run the business here, practically on my own. There are several photos of my father and grandfather on the windows and around the shop…

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