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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Intorno al fu ammesso al Liceo musicale di Bologna come studente di oboe sotto la guida di Gustavo Gastellima intraprese anche lo studio luiti chitarra, della quale ebbe rapidamente grande padronanza. Tra i suoi titoli vanno menzionati anche: If you enjoyed this page, or found it useful for research, please consider supporting Harpguitars.

Luigi Mozzani

Continuing to perform concerts throughout Europe, he was introduced to the lyre-guitars or harp guitars of Friedrich Schenck in Germany and Austria. He then joined with Mozzani in a private workshop when the school closed. They continued to have success with their instruments, particularly after Andreas Segovia himself chose a Mozzani guitar standard 6-string.

Mario Maccaferri circa with a Mozzani harp guitar. The finely-grained spruce of the top is a quality material that is hard to find, and the tightly-flamed maple used for the two-piece back is compelling not only because of its elegant aesthetic but also luig of its exceptional resonant properties.


Mozzani next joined a banjo trio, which began his career of performing guitarist and, later, guitar teacher. Dal membro del Consiglio direttivo nazionale della As. And luibi, here in the States, we know next to nothing about this man, and rarely if ever come across his remarkable instruments. The success of the shop enabled Mozzani and team to move to larger quarters in Cento.

Mozzani, a noted guitarist, copied the form from the earlier builder Friedrich Schenk, who made similar instruments nozzani early as the s. Inan eleven year old boy named Mario Maccaferri came to apprentice under Mozzani. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Michael Wright believes they were acquired on a return visit to Italy while Mozzani was still alive which would have been pre When he was lent an old guitar, he repaired it and thus began his study of lutherie. He settled in Bologna, where he continued his work as a luthier in collaboration with two Neapolitan mandolin builders. Note one of the guests with a wappen -style harp guitar.

Fra le pubblicazioni, vanno ricordate: Alfredo CottinGelas e Miguel Llobet. His rise to fame was swift. Inluiyi Mozzani laboratory-school was granted official status, mozani famed violinmaker Claudio Gamberini put in charge of plucked instruments.

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Medaglia d’oro al congresso tecnico di Pavia During one of his early concert tours, Mozzani dines with some German friends. Estratto da ” https: Nearly all of the harp guitars in this series seem to be Mozzanis – most likely built by Gamberini and his team of craftsmen. Copyright and Fair Use of material and use of images: Still looking for a way to earn a living, and not finding employment as a clarinetist, he began to study the oboe.

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It ranks amongst Mozzani’s latest pieces and was made in the period of nearly two years at the end of his life when he was once again permitted to pursue his work: Mozzani learned the clarinet, oboe and later the guitar. Find it and buy it!

Mozzani continued to perform publicly untilwhen he recorded three discs of a variety of music. 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.

This mechanism was patented by Mozzani in Two orchestras comprised of Mozzani instruments. The well-known French novelist Boris Vianwith one of Mozzani’s personal guitars. Da Wikipedia, l’enciclopedia libera. Most of Maccaferri’s concerts were performed on a Mozazni designed lyre-guitar.

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