Giovanni Maggini

(c. 1580—1630)

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(b Botticino‐Marino, 1580; d Brescia, c.1630).

It. maker of violins, violas, cellos, and double‐basses. Valued nearly as highly as instrs. by Stradivari and Guarneri. Introduced many improvements, particularly in way the wood was cut.

Subjects: Music — Early Modern History (1500 to 1700).

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