Stradivari Family, The

Stradivari Family, The
Stradivari Family, The
Family name that goes back to the Middle Ages. Spelled various ways, Stradivare, Stradiverto, Stradivertus. Known among other things as makers of stringed instruments

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  • Stradivari — n. family name; Antonio Stradivari (1644 1737,also called Antonius Stradivarius), Italian violin maker famous for the design of stringed instruments that he perfected together with his sons, maker of Stradivarius stringed instruments …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • Hellier Stradivarius — The Hellier Stradivarius of circa 1679 is a violin made in by Italian luthier Antonio Stradivari of Cremona. It derives its name from the Hellier family, who might well have bought it directly from Stradivari himself.The Hellier has had a… …   Wikipedia

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