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Who is Andrea Amati?
Andrea Amati was a luthier, from Cremona, Italy. Amati is credited with making the first instruments of the violin family that are in the form we use today.
- born in (510 years ago) in Cremona
- nationality: Italy
- profession: Instrument maker, luthier
- parent of Girolamo Amati
- died in Cremona
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by David Mason Greene
But Andrea Amati, the first of its great violin makers, was already at work there. Baldassare Monteverdi, the composer's father, was a druggist who practiced medicine after a fashion. The mother, the former Maddalena Zigani, died in 1573, ...
Dictionary of Eponyms (2013)
by Martin Manser
Andrea Amati (1525–1611), the founder of the ...
by Don Michael Randel
Andrea Amati (before 151 1 -before 1580), who founded violin ...
Phraseological Allusions, Catchwords, Stereotyped Modes of Speech and Metaphors, Nicknames, Sobriquets, Derivations from Personal Names, Etc., with Explanations and Thousands of Exact References to Their Sources Or Early Usage by Albert Montefiore Hyamson
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