Johannes Jais

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

Free Online Valuation Service

Do you own an instrument or bow by Johannes Jais?

Find out how much your instrument or bow is worth by completing our online valuation form in 5 simple steps.

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.

Latest Amati Magazine article

THE IMMORTALS: Paul Tortelier

Amati Magazine: THE IMMORTALS: Paul Tortelier In the second of our series celebrating the greatest string players past and present, Julian Haylock looks back on the dynamism and intensity of cellist Paul Tortelier Tortelier was the first great cellist to view his instrument’s expressive and technical potential as analogous to the violin. If the noble Pablo Casals established the cello as a

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.

Frequently Asked Questions