James Coggin

Location: Salisbury, United States
Dates: B. 1930

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Biography of James Coggin

The Brompton’s Book of Violin & Bow Makers

Author: John Dilworth

COGGIN, James Radford Born 1930 Salisbury, North Carolina, Worked New York USA. Artist, sculptor, and musician. Active violin maker from 1968. Full-time since the 1980s. Shop established in New York. Stradivari violin model, Brescian viola model. 15 violins and 74 violas completed. Fine professional work.

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