Carl Heber

Location: Markneukirchen
Dates: B. 1712, d. 1782

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Biography of Carl Heber

The Brompton’s Book of Violin & Bow Makers

Author: John Dilworth

HEBER, Carl Wilhelm Born 1712, died 1782 Markneukirchen Germany Master in the violin making Guild at Markneukirchen 1734. Typical Tyrolean model; Stainer pattern, occasionally with flatter arch. Warm dark brown varnish. Carl Wilhelm Heber / Lauten und Violinmacher fecit 1742. Carl Wilhelm Heber, setv / Jacobs Stainer in Absam prope / Oenipuntum. Ao. 1758 Carl Wilh:Heber erfunden / Jacobus Stainer in Absam pro- / pe Oenipuntum. Anno 17..

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Biography of Carl Heber

Die Geigen- und Lautenmacher vom Mittelalter bis zur Gegenwart

Author: Willibald Leo Lütgendorff

Er ward 1734 Meister und arbeitete nach den üblichen Vogtländer Modellen. Er liebte eine flache Wölbung und niedrige Zargen. Auf seinen Zetteln fehlt entweder der Wohnort, oder es ist Absam (Absom) dafür angegeben.