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Shudi [Tschudi], Burkat (1702-1773), harpsichord maker

Charles Mould

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/46474
Shudi [Tschudi], Burkat (1702-1773), harpsichord maker

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Shudi [Tschudi], Burkat (1702-1773), harpsichord maker, was born at Schwanden in the canton of Glarus, Switzerland, on 13 March 1702, the second son of Joshua (or Josua) Tschudi, wool merchant, surgeon, and councillor of Schwanden. His mother's maiden name was Elmer. The Tschudi family believed it could trace its origins ...

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