Famous luthiers – 1

Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume

Today we plan to begin to present you a new list, this time related to the most famous luthiers of the world.

The first one in our list is Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume, who was born in 1798, in France. It is believed that during his life, he created more than 3000 instruments. His first label were dated 1823.

Vuillaume is not important only as a luthier, he was appreciated as well as an inventor: he created a 3,48 m high bass. He also created a ”self-rehairing” bow.

Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume was a tradesman as well and he traveled all around Europe in order to sell his instruments. He collaborated with all the great bow-makers of the 19th century. He died in 1875.

Astazi planuiam sa incepem prezentarea unei noi liste, de data aceasta legata de cei mai faimosi lutieri ai lumii.

Cel dintai lutier prezentat este Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume, care s-a nascutin anul 1798, in Franta.Se crede ca de-a lungul vietii sale, a creat mai mult de 3000 de instrumente. Primele instrumente semnate de el sunt datate in 1823.

Vuillaume nu este important doar ca lutier, a fost apreciat si ca inventator: a creat un contrabas de 3,48 m inaltime. De asemenea, a creat un arcus care isi schimba parul singur.

Jean-Baptiste Vuillaume a fost si un om de afaceri care a calatorit in toata Europa pentru a-si vinde informatiile. A colaborat cu toti marii creatori de arcuse ai secolului XIX. A murit in 1875.

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Photo / Poza

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