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Janos Toth

Location: Magyarkaniszsa, Hungary
Dates: b.1875, d.1944

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Biography of Janos Toth

The Brompton’s Book of Violin & Bow Makers

Author: John Dilworth

TÓTH, János Born 1875 Magyarkanizsa, died 1944 Budapest Hungary. Very influential Hungarian maker. Son of a cabinet maker. Pupil of J. Braun in Szeged and Lutz in Vienna. Brief experiences in London and Paris also. Married in Debrecen and established for a short time in Szolnok, finally settled in Budapest from 1910, at 8 Kossuth Lajos Street. Widowed and remarried; his second wife Ilona Martá (above) succeeded to the business 1944. Prizes awarded in Budapest 1922 and Rome 1931. A very controversial and opinionated maker, he judged a well-made modern violin to be superior to a violin older than one hundred years. Published several instructional works: The Violin (Budapest, 1919), The proble

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