MICHEL EGGIMANN VIOLIN MAKER
In 1982, he made his first violin in the workshop of Philippe Girardin in Neuchatel.
As well as his violin studies, he obtained his luthier’s diploma from the international Violin Makers’ school in Cremona in 1986 under the guidance of Maestro Vincenzo Bissolotti.
In 1985, he came 4th with a violin in the IV Triennale Internazionale di Cremona.
In 1986, he won the Stauffer prize with a copy of Guarneri del Gesù 1742.
He worked for more than a year in the workshop of Curtin and Alf, well-know American luthiers who were working in Cremona at that time..
He stayed in Cremona for several years to perfect his art. This also enabled him to establish many long-lasting and mutually profitable contacts with musicians.
Viadi Montoro 13, ROME. 186, Italy
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