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Stradivari, Antonio

Line breaks: An|to¦nio Stradi|vari
Pronunciation: /ˌstradɪˈvɑːri
 
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Definition of Stradivari, Antonio in English:

( Circa 1644–1737), Italian violin-maker. He devised the proportions of the modern violin, giving a more powerful and rounded sound than earlier instruments possessed. About 650 of his celebrated violins, violas, and violoncellos are still in existence.

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