Italian Luthier Nicola Amati Born On This Day in 1596 [ON-THIS-DAY]

Italian luthier Nicola Amati was born on this day in 1596

Nicola Amati Birthday

Italian luthier Nicola Amati was born on this day in 1596.

The grandson of Andrea Amati, the founder of the Amati family of violin making, Nicola's noted students included Andrea Guarneri and Giovanni Battista Rogeri - and arguably Jacob Stainer and Antonio Stradivari.