Maker: Louis Otto

City: Ludwigslust, Country: Germany | Dates: B. 1844, d. 1920

Biography of Louis Otto - John Dilworth

Louis Born 1844 Ludwigslust, Mecklenburg, died 1920 Düsseldorf Germany. Son and pupil of Johann Karl August Otto, above. Worked with his cousin Ludwig, below, in Cologne 1865-1866. Subsequently with A. Reichers in Hanover. Established independently in Düsseldorf on Schützenstrasse from 1872. Appointed luthier to the court. Credited with about 300 violins, 50 violas, 50 cellos, and several double basses. Initially...

Biography of Louis Otto - George Hart

Son of Carl, now living....

Biography of Louis Otto - Cecie Stainer

Son of Carl August Otto ; b. July 15, 1844, Ludwigslust. Pupil of his father in Ludwigslust, 1860-65 ; worked with his cousin, Ludwig Otto,, in Cologne, 1865-66, then went to Hanover, where he worked with Aug. Riechers till 1872. In the same year started his own business in Düsseldorf, at 16, Schützenstrasse, where he still works, assisted by two...

Biography of Louis Otto - Willibald Leo Lütgendorff

Sohn und Schüler von Carl Aug. O. Am 1. November 1865 ging er zu seinem Vetter Ludwig O. nach Köln und blieb da bis zum 22. April 1866. Hierauf kam er zu Aug. Riechers nach Hannover, bei dem er bis 22. September 1872 blieb. Tags darauf begründete er in Düsseldorf sein eigenes Geschäft. Die Zeit, die er bei Riechers zugebracht...

Highest Price Achieved

A Violin by Louis Otto. Dusseldorf, 1909 #453 | Sold in 2005

£2,053

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