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Raffaele Gagliano

Location: Naples, Italy
Dates: B. 1791, d. 1857

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Biography of Raffaele Gagliano

The Brompton’s Book of Violin & Bow Makers

Author: John Dilworth

GAGLIANO, Raffaele Born 1791, died 1857 Naples Italy. Son of Giovanni Gagliano, above. Work rather poor in quality; crudely cut scroll, plain materials and diminished pattern with flat edges. Nondescript thin brown varnish, but good low arching. Differed from the rest of his family in frequently using slab-cut maple for the backs. Raffaele ed Antonio Gagliano / Quondam Giovanni / Neapoli 1857 Raffaele, ed Antonio Gagliano / Fabricanti e Negozianti / Di Violini, Viole, Violoncelli, Controbassi, / e Corde armoniche / Strada Sedile di S. Giuseppe n.17 primo piano

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Amati Magazine: FEATURE: The making of The Monograph Collection With the fourth volume in The Monograph Collection, a collaboration between J&A Beare and Amati, about to be published, the series’ writer John Dilworth reveals the challenges and discoveries of putting the books together In early 2013, less than a year after the publication of his monumental dictionary The Brompton’s Book of Violin and Bow Makers,...

Biography of Raffaele Gagliano

A Dictionary of Violin Makers

Author: Cecie Stainer

Sons of Giovanni, grandsons of Nicola. The dates of births are unknown ; Raffaele d. Dec. 9, 1857, and Antonio June 27, 1860. They worked together in Naples, but their instruments are inferior. After a few years they confined themselves to manufacturing strings, their factory becoming one of the best in Italy.

Biography of Raffaele Gagliano

Die Geigen- und Lautenmacher vom Mittelalter bis zur Gegenwart

Author: Willibald Leo Lütgendorff

Sohn,von Giovanni. Arbeitete meist mit seinem Bruder Antonio zusammen, brauner Lack, gewöhnliche Arbeit.

Biography of Raffaele Gagliano

The Violin

Author: George Hart

Th[is] makers bring the family down to a very recent date as residents in Naples. The merit belonging to them is of the slightest kind. Some of our English provincial makers have shown themselves superior.