luthier : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  a craftsman who makes stringed instruments (as lutes or guitars or violins)

  • Even if you don't play the violin, you've probably heard of Antonio Stradivari, the famous Italian craftsman of stringed instruments (or luthier, as such a person is known).
  • Lin himself often plays on a violin made by a Brooklyn-based luthier, Sam Zygmuntowicz.
News & Articles

  • Festival honors Lewistown luthier
    Even bluegrass fan Bonnie Jaeckle didn’t recognize the name at first.   “I thought, ‘Who is Lloyd Loar?’” she said.   That’s why the world loves Google, although it seems Wikipedia owes a debt to Lloyd Loar researcher Roger Siminoff. In the first half of the 20th Century, according to those sources, Loar was a master luthier. That means he made mandolins and guitars, including the Gibson F5 ...
    June 26, 2013 - Peoria Journal Star
  • Picks Up Tempo with Growing Online Community for Guitar Craftspeople; Announcing Strings Giveaway for ...
    As an unusual yet close-knit online community for those who make and repair guitars, the forums attract lively activity ranging from advice and skill-sharing to the uploading of photos and videos of current guitar projects. Boasting an impressive resource for Luthiers around the world, the community is today announcing an exciting partnership with D'Addario, giving away two ...
    June 25, 2013 - PRWeb

  • Yuri Landman in
    On his website, the 34-year-old Landman describes himself as a "luthier specialized in experimental electric string-instruments".
  • Glenn in Toronto Sun
    Alan's talents went way beyond just being a musician,guitarist Vincent Glenn Littlehales said in an email on behalf of Mama Kin. "He was an aspiring guitar luthier, having created several guitar masterpieces, sparing no expense, or corners...

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