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Parker, Daniel (fl. 1700–1730), violin maker

Brian W. Harvey

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/70368

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Parker, Daniel (fl. 1700–1730), violin maker, worked in London during the early eighteenth century. The little that can be discovered about his life has to be inferred from studying his thirty or so known violins and violas and the labels and dates that some of them bear. No record can be found of any apprenticeship, but his most likely mentor was ...

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