Giuseppe Pedrazzini was the son of a cabinet maker, born in 1879 in Pizzighettone,a village not far from cremon
this excellent example from Giovanni Battista Guadagnini's parma period(1759-71) bears its original label of 1767.
Romeo Antoniazzi was the youngest son of Gaetano antoniazzi, an outstanding Italian violin maker of the second half of the 19th centuryRomeo seems to have been rather an unruly character and to have lived quite a difficult life
Nicolo Amati (니콜로 아마티)c 1596 - 1684 it is fortunate that Nicolo Amati survived the plague and subsequent famine that swept Europe in 1630.it was this plague that halted violin making in Brescia and would also have done so in rival Cremona, had Nicolo not been the lone surviving violin maker there.
Antonio amati c1540~1607Antonio Amati was born around 1540 and with his younger brother Girolamo inherited the workshop if his father Andrea Amati, upon his death in 1577.documents from the archives show that the brothers worked together until the end of 1588 when, owing to some unknown disagreement, they wenttheir separate ways. Antonio died in 1607. he had no descendants and it is not known if the ever married, not even whether he made ip the quarrel with his brother, or set up his own workshop.