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Stra·di·va·ri(străd′ə-vâr′ē, -vär′ē), Antonio Also called Antonius Stradivarius. 1644?-1737.
Italian luthier who developed the proportions of the modern violin and created instruments of unsurpassed beauty and tone. His sons Francesco (1671-1743) and Omobono (1679-1742) carried on the family tradition of fine artistry.
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(Biography) Antonio (anˈtɔːnjo). ?1644–1737, Italian violin, viola, and cello maker
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Stra•di•va•ri(ˌstræd əˈvɛər i, -ˈvɑr i)
Antonio, 1644?–1737, Italian violinmaker of Cremona.
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