Port-Roulant 11, NEUCHATEL, 2000, Switzerland
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PHILIPPE GIRARDIN

Born in an artist’s family, his mother a pianist and his father a sculptor, Philippe Girardin starts playing piano and violin at the age of six, gets his baccalaureate degree in 1976, begins sociology studies at the university, obtains his Diploma from the Violinmaking School of Cremona in 1981, plays in an orchestra since 25 years, runs two violinmaking workshops in Milan and Neuchâtel with his associates A-D Cardinet, S. Rusticoni and A. Corrochano, does fundamental research on the acoustics of violin for 17 years, is interested in photography (photos of instruments), has a passion for the varnishes of italian 16th, 17th and 18th centuries (look at the chapter « VARNISH » ) and spends his free time in museums. He is married and has four children.

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