Kurt Jacob

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By John Dilworth

Kurt, b. Markneukirchen, died 1959 San Francisco, California USA. Apprenticed in Markneukirchen. Emigrated to USA and worked in Boston, Massachusetts before settling in San Francisco in the late 1920s. Worked there with Walter Archibald as ‘Jacob & Archibald’, repairers and restorers. Not known to have made any new instruments since leaving Germany. [Wenberg]

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