Johannes Jais

Location: Tolz, Germany
Dates: B. 1715, d. 1765

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Biography of Johannes Jais

The Brompton’s Book of Violin & Bow Makers

Author: John Dilworth

JAIS, Johann (I) Born 1715, died 1765 Tölz Germany. Son of Andreas Jais, above. Also a pupil of Matthias Klotz in Mittenwald.

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Biography of Johannes Jais

Die Geigen- und Lautenmacher vom Mittelalter bis zur Gegenwart

Author: Willibald Leo Lütgendorff

Sohn und Schüler von Andreas J., dem er sehr nahe kommt. Statt der Schnecken bringt auch er gerne Köpfchen (mit verbundenen Augen, Thierköpfchen etc.) an.