Price History. – The auction record for this maker is $43, in Jun , for a cello. – 65 auction price results. View all auction prices for Luigi Mozzani. Luigi Mozzani was born on March 9, into a family of very modest means. As typical of his class, Luigi was forced to follow his father into the shoemaking. MOZZANI, Luigi Born Faenza, died Bologna Italy. Noted guitar virtuoso. Established a workshop in Cento for guitar making and began making.

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The Incredible Harp Guitars of Luigi Mozzani If you enjoyed this page, or found it useful for research, please consider supporting Harpguitars. I can barely read a word of it, and it’s still fascinating.

At the zenith of this phase of his professional life, he played in the New Yorker Philharmonic under Arturo Toscanini. This liugi group of images shows Mozzani’s star pupil, Mario Maccaferri, with various Mozzani harp guitars, many of which he owned until his death.

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A rich orange-reddish oil varnish emphasizes the grain of these fine woods and the very cleanly crafted purfling which rounds out the striking margins. Most of Maccaferri’s concerts were performed on a Mozzani designed lyre-guitar. The unusual “arms” so-called by Mozzani join at the top around the headstock. Mozzani, who hailed from a poor family of shoemakers and weavers in Ancona, enjoyed a multifacetted musical career and started out his impressive journey as an oboist.


Inan eleven year old boy named Mario Maccaferri came to apprentice lhigi Mozzani. The entire body, including the arms, are hollow.

This modern Italian violin is a brilliantly crafted instrument which clearly reflects the traditions of the Bolognese school and was probably made by Liugi Mozzani. Two orchestras comprised of Mozzani instruments. M ozzani See also Marvelous Mozzani!

And yet, here in the States, we know next to nothing about this man, and rarely if ever come across his remarkable instruments. Menu di navigazione Strumenti personali Accesso non effettuato discussioni contributi registrati entra. See also Omzzani Mozzani! Subcategories This category has only the following subcategory.

A local baker, who played trumpet, introduced Mozzani to music. Mozzani returned to Italy in and set up his first luthier workshop. He never gave up on the idea of a lutherie school, and finally, with interest of the local authorities, he succeeded in opening another in the province of Trento. Medaglia d’oro al congresso tecnico di Pavia Miscellaneous Mozzani images Pietro Taraffo, brother of luigj famous Pasquale also played a Mozzani besides the familiar Gazzo harp guitars.

He then joined with Mozzani in a private workshop when the school closed.

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Continuing to perform concerts throughout Europe, he was introduced to the lyre-guitars or harp guitars of Friedrich Schenck in Germany and Austria. Maccaferri posing at home in the s with 2 of the 5 Mozzani harp guitars he kept until his death. The success of the shop enabled Mozzani and team to move to larger quarters in Cento. Altri progetti Wikimedia Commons.


After many successful years at the lutherie school he went out on his own. See Copyright and Fair Use policy. Il 7 giugno ottenne il diploma in oboe al Liceo musicale di Bologna e nelpresentato da Gastelli, il ruolo di primo oboe nel Teatro San Carlo di Napoli.

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This page was last edited on 27 Juneat Images copyright and courtesy of Bologna violin scholar Roberto Regazzi. As typical of his class, Luigi was forced to follow his father into the shoemaking business.

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Carlo Carletti established the standards for the small but very refined violin section of Luigi Mozzani’s workshop. It was in that Mozzani, on a trip to Vienna, came into contact with the harp guitars of Schenck. Note the harp guitar also Italian, I believe.