H. A. Kretzschmar

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KRETZSCHMAR, H. A. Born 1876 Weissenburg, Bavaria Germany, d. after 1945 Chicago, Illinois USA. Apprenticed in Markneukirchen. Emigrated to USA and settled in Chicago before 1912. First prize awarded at the Chicago Convention of the American Guild of Violinists 1912. Established a shop there 1928. Careful and accurate copies of Italian master instruments; also his own personal model. H. A. Kretzschmar H.K.A. / Expert Violin Maker and Repairer / Chicago, Ill. fecit anno 19..

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