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MICHAEL FRANKE GEIGENBAUMEISTER

The Franke family has been cultivating violins for generations. From the seat of the family in Leipzig to Darmstadt and Wiesbaden, many family members still work in this trade.
1969-72 Training at the Staatliche Fachschule für Geigenbau, Mittenwald
1973 – 78 Further education and social activities with Lorand Racz and Willem Bouman in The Hague, Holland
1980 Master’s examination in Mittenwald; Take over the paternal enterprise
Since 1984 Photographic documentation of valuable instruments in his own studio, numerous publications
1985-97 Violin maker of the Korsholm Music Festival, Finland
Since 1986 Publicly appointed and sworn expert in violin making
1987 Company: CREATIVE MUSIC PARTS
1988 Founding of the European violin and bow-making association AEL in Cremona, Italy
since 1997 President of the AEL

Rheinstr 73, WIESBADEN, 65185, Germany

Contact Michael Franke or Martin Grohe
Tel +49 611 377791 Fax +49 611 307138


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