Instrument Type: Violin
Bow Type: —
Maker: Carl Becker
Description: Carl G. Becker was born in 1887 and completed his first violin at the age of 14. Soon after, he began working with Lyon and Healy before relocating to Chicago to work for William Lewis & Son. In 1968 he and his son, Carl F. Becker, who had joined him at Lewis in 1937, formed their own company: Carl Becker and Son. After military service, Carl F. rejoined his father at William Lewis & Son in 1946 and continued repairing and crafting instruments into his late 90s. This particular violin is an excellent example of this father-son team’s finest workmanship. Powerful, soloist tone and equipped with a rich low end and a brilliant top end. Back length: 35.5 cm
Terms: This violin is available for examination and trial and has been meticulously set up to our exacting specifications before addition to our catalog. If you wish to inquire further about this violin, please contact us using the green button at the top of this listing or call 1-818-762-1374 during business hours.