Andrea Amati A Italian Inventor

Andrea Amati

Violin

1. Born in 1505 Cremona

2. Died on 26 December 1577 Cremona

3. Nationality Italian

4.Occupation luthier

5. He also invented the cello

The violin is a string instrument that is wooden in the violin family. It is the smallest and highest-pitched instrument in the family in regular use.

1. Andrea Amati was the founder of the Cremona school

2. The first violin he made had 3 strings

3. The first violins strings were made of sheep's intestines

4. The first violin (as we know it) was made in Italy

5. The modern violin has been around for roughly 500 years

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