Born in Caltanissetta, Sicily. Son and pupil of Giuseppe. Seems to have worked for Giuseppe Rossi in Rome. Moved to America, then returned to Sicily and worked there until 1915. Style based on the Gagliano model. Often stamped the buttons of the backs with his initials "GA."
- The auction record for this maker is $8,050 in Oct 2006, for a violin. - 9 auction price results.