Daily Archives: October 28, 2011
Giancarlo gave the first violin he created to his Mother “My father was a painter when he came to New York professionally in 60s 70s, then one of the guys that was picking up his paintings was this older Italian guy …ends up being one of the biggest violin makers in the world Fernando Sacconi. He taught a lot of guys in New York from all over the world. So Fernando Sacconi use to work for Wurlitzer, Wurlitzer pianos..Wurlitzer music family. They were violin makers as well. After they established the Wurlitzer violin shop in the 40s 50s. It became one the biggest violin shops in world, so Fernando Sacconi was the head of the shop and just asked my Father and do some work sweep the floors see if you like it..and the rest is history.” His father’s history and passion for violin making has been carried on by Giancarlo. He is now of the top violin makers in the New York City.