Antonio Monzino

Location: Milan, Italy
Dates: B. 1909, d. 2000

Biography of Antonio Monzino

The Brompton’s Book of Violin & Bow Makers

Author: John Dilworth

MONZINO, Antonio Carlo Born 1909, d.2000 Milan Italy. Last of the Monzino family. Trained at Markneukirchen, Germany and subsequently in Mirecourt, France. Taught in Italy from 1929 by employees of the company, A. Sironi, A. Perego, P. Parravicini, and L. Galimberti. Imported Sartory bows in partnership with his uncle C. Garlandini, who joined the business in 1926, becoming ‘Monzino e Garlandini’.

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