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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Italian violin maker who developed the modern violin and created violins of unequaled tonal quality (1644?-1737).

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  • The name Stradivari goes back to the Middle Ages; we find it spelt in various ways, Stradivare, Stradiverto, Stradivertus.
  • Said to have been a pupil of Stradivari, which is probable.
  • But as these Violins are noticed under the head of "Stradivari," it is unnecessary to enter into details here.
  • Doubtless its owner believed he was selling a brand-new copy, instead of a "Stradivari" made in 1704, in a state of perfection. for more
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