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1926 Hermann Hauser I SP/CSAR (ex Angel Romero)

  Specifications
Year
1926
Top
Spruce
Back & Sides
CSA Rosewood
Scale Length
650 mm
Nut width
52 mm
Finish
French Polish
Country
Germany
Condition
Excellent
Case
Yes
Exchange
ExchangePlus
Luthier
HERMANN HAUSER
  Background

Hermann Hauser Sr. (1882-1952) is best remembered for the remarkable instruments he built in the Spanish style after 1924. In that year, both AndrĂ©s Segovia and Miguel Llobet visited Hauser. Segovia was impressed by the quality of Hauser’s work and wrote his impressions, noting that he “immediately saw the potential of this great artisan if only his mastery might be turned to the construction of the guitar in the Spanish pattern, as immutably fixed by Torres and Ramirez as the violin had been fixed by Stradivarius and Guarnerius” (Segovia in Guitar Review 1954). After Torres, Hauser I guitars are the most studied, revered and desired of the great historical makers, and are coveted today by collectors, players and luthiers.

  Description

This guitar has a great history, it has been played and admired by many great artists over the past many decades. Its most recent owner, Angel Romero, first encountered this guitar when he befriended the great violist Virginia...

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