Samuel Zygmuntowicz has been working with violins since he was thirteen. He has become one of the world’s most renowned luthiers (artisans who work with stringed instruments), creating custom-made “fiddles’ for musicians who are the best of the best—musicians who have many other high-quality choices for fine instruments. Zygmuntowicz strives to crack what he calls the “Strad ceiling”: if a musician has a choice between playing a famed Stradivarius and a Zygmuntowicz, do they choose his?
Enjoy this write-up about Zygmuntowicz from Open Culture
The four-minute mini-documentary embedded in the Open Culture page is available on Vimeo.
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