We are pleased to feature the work of past and contemporary makers. In this price range, we regularly have violins from Mittenwald, Paris, Prague, Budapest, Bubenreuth, Mirecourt and the United States. Our violin selection is large and ever-changing, but here are a few of the makers we currently have on hand.
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Janek Juzek himself was a violin maker and crafted instruments in his workshop in Prague, occasionally using wood from torn down houses and churches. The label 'John Juzek' was a trade name used by Metropolitan Music Co., run by Janek's brother, Robert. The trade instruments were originally made in Prague, but were imported from Markneukirchen after 1941.
1877 - 1948. Mirecourt, France. Began his apprenticeship at age 14 in his father's workshop. Worked with Paul Blanchard, Georges Mougenot, Marc Laberte, Pouzolle, Victor Joseph Charotte and later trained more than 20 apprentices. He won several honors and awards during his career, including silver and gold medals at the international exhibitions in Nancy (1909), Brussels (1910), and Gand (1913).