Location: Mirecourt, France
Dates: B. 1857, d. 1895
Author: John Dilworth
BRUGÈRE, Charles Malakoff Born 1857, died 1895 Mirecourt France. Cousin of Charles Georges Brugère, above. Pupil of his father François ‘Malakoff’, below, adopting that name on his labels. Son-in-law of Telesphore Barbé. Worked for Hel in Lille. Established in Marseilles at 43 Rue Vacon before retiring to Mirecourt. Small output, although cellos and double basses most appreciated. Fine work, but varnish very variable, some of poor quality. Brugere Malakoff / avril. Luthier. 1892. / Rue Vacon, 43 Marseilles. No. 10.
The essential book for dealers and makers alike. Covering over 10,000 makers, the book is up-to-date and easy to use, with key dates of activity and locations clearly highlighted.
The facts are provided in simple, direct language by one of the most respected consultants in the field - John Dilworth.
Some of the entries provided on this site are limited, the hardback book contains the full listings
In teaching, performances and masterclasses, the great violinist championed the unjustly neglected music of Mieczyslaw Weinberg at the revered German string academy Crack! The second violin’s chin rest breaks at the most exciting point of Weinberg’s challenging Sonata for two violins. The young player smiles shyly, and before carrying on with his ‘rest-less’ and certainly less...
Author: Cecie Stainer
b. 1856-7 ; d. 1894, Mirecourt; eldest son of François Brugere. Worked a long time under Hel at Lille, then settled in Marseilles, where he made about a hundred good instruments.
Author: Willibald Leo Lütgendorff
Ältester Sohn von Francois B , arbeitete lange Zeit bei Hel in Lille und liess sich dann in Marseille nieder, wo er über 100 gute Geigen baute, deren Werth auf durchschnittlich 200 frcs. geschätzt wird.
Do you own a violin, viola or cello or bow by Charles Brugere?
If so, we are happy to provide a confidential online appraisal and valuation.