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Marchi, Giovanni Antonio locked

  • Philip J. Kass


(b San Nicolò di Villola nr. Bologna, Italy, April 24, 1727; d Bologna, Dec 20, 1807). Italian violin maker. Born into a family of carpenters, he moved to Bologna about 1745 and became a violin maker about 1755–56. He might have studied under one of the Fiorini family. His fame comes not from his rare instruments but from a manuscript on violin making that he completed in ...

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