The violin maker, who died in 2019, was one of the leading figures of Italian violin making in the 20th century

Renato Scrollavezza

Born on 14 April 1927, the violin maker Renato Scrollavezza died last year aged 92. In this interview frrom 2013 he reflects on his life and the techniques he used to make stringed instruments. The full interview can be found on the DVD ‘Violin Makers: The Renaissance of Italian Lutherie’, which can be purchased at The Strad Shop.

Obituary: Renato Scrollavezza