Nicola Amati, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Nicola Amati

Italian luthier from Cremona

Date of Birth: 03-Dec-1596

Place of Birth: Cremona, Lombardy, Italy

Date of Death: 12-Aug-1684

Profession: luthier, musical instrument maker

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

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About Nicola Amati

  • Nicola Amati, Nicolò Amati or Nicolao Amati (, Italian: [ni'k??la a'ma?ti, niko'l? -, niko'la?o -]; 3 December 1596 – 12 April 1684) was an Italian Master Luthier from Cremona, Italy.
  • Amati is one of the most well known luthier from the Casa Amati (House of Amati).
  • Nicola was the teacher of illustrious Cremonese School luthiers such as Andrea Guarneri and Giovanni Battista Rogeri.
  • While no clear documentation exists for being apprentices in his shop, Amati may have also apprenticed Antonio Stradivari, Francesco Rugeri, and Jacob Stainer as their work is heavily influenced by Amati.

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