The Cozio Carteggio

The Cozio Carteggio takes its name from Count Cozio’s notebooks, which form the first historical record of fine instruments and their makers. Each week, the Carteggio publishes features about the string world, from expert commentary on historic instruments and bows, to interviews with musicians and analysis of the string market. Contributors will include Carlo Chiesa, John Dilworth, Philip J. Kass and many other experts.

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Memories of Dario D’Attili

Trained by Simone Sacconi and a former manager of Rembert Wurlitzer's shop, Dario D'Attili became the most respected American expert during the 1970s and 1980s. He was also a kind mentor and generous friend

By Gabriel Schaff

From 1990 to 1992 I had the good fortune of spending a lot of time with Dario D’Attili. I had moved from the Upper West Side of Manhattan to my first real house, across the Hudson River in Englewood, New Jersey. I had met Dario once or twice before and had been impressed by his generosity of spirit and attention...


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