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Family of Italian violin makers, including Andrea (1626?-1698), who founded the family business, and his grandson Giuseppe (1687?-1745). They are considered second only to the Stradivari family for the quality of their instruments.
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Guarneri(ɡwɑːˈnɪərɪ; Italian ɡwarˈnɛːri) ,
n, pl Guarneris, Guarnieris or Guarneriuses
1. (Biography) an Italian family of 17th- and 18th-century violin-makers
2. (Instruments) any violin made by a member of this family
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Giuseppe Antonio, (Joseph Guarnerius), 1683–1745, Italian violinmaker.
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|Noun||1.||Guarneri - Italian violin maker and grandson of Andrea Guarneri (1687?-1745)|
|2.||Guarneri - founder of a family of Italian violin makers (1626?-1698)|
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