Leading contemporary Italian maker. Taught himself, then studied in Cremona. Winner of numerous making awards. Became curator of the Paganini 'Cannon' del Gesu violin in Genoa in 1988, a post which he held until 2000. Also taught violin making at the A. Boito Conservatory in Parma and the Milan School of Violin Making.
- The auction record for this maker is $26,400 in Apr 2012, for a violin. - 8 auction price results.