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2018 Kenneth Brogger "Stradivarius" SP/CSAR

in stock - SKU: GUCLBRO-05874C
$ 12,000.00

  Specifications
Year
2018
Top
Spruce
Back & Sides
CSA Rosewood
Scale Length
650 mm
Nut width
52 mm
Finish
French Polish
Country
Denmark
Condition
Excellent
Exchange
ExchangePlus
Luthier
KENNETH BROGGER
  Background

Kenneth Brogger is Denmark’s top builder – and one of Europe’s best makers – of traditional Spanish-style guitars in his generation. He has been active for over a quarter of a century as a luthier, writer, restorer of old instruments and museum exhibitor. As a result of his tireless efforts, Brogger has become highly regarded in his native country, and was honored by the Queen of Denmark in 1997 when he was awarded the “Applied Arts Prize of 1879” and a silver Hetsch Medal, the highest recognition in the field of artisan craftsmanship. His building style is very reminiscent of the old Spanish masters (Garcia, Simplicio, Fleta) yet shows signs of the French and Granada schools (Bouchet, Friederich, Marin) as well.

  Description

For the last several years, Kenneth has regularly attended an annual musical instrument fair in Cremona (the city most often associated with the famous violin maker Antonio Stradivari) in North Italy. At the fair in 2011 there was...

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