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Japanese firm of instrument makers. It was founded by Masakichi Suzuki (b Nagoya, 1859; d Nagoya, 1944), who at age 14 was working in a lacquerware shop and later studied elementary music education. He is said to have made shamisen, as had his father, but turned to violin making while still a student. By ...

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