Definition of Guarnerius
1. Noun. Italian violin maker and grandson of Andrea Guarneri (1687?-1745).
2. Noun. Founder of a family of Italian violin makers (1626?-1698).
3. Noun. A violin made by a member of the Guarneri family.
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Literary usage of Guarnerius
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1. The Connoisseur by George Colman, B. Thornton (1907)
"THE "RODE" Guarnerius given by Rev. HR Haweis in his work on Old Violins. This beautiful and characteristic instrument is dated 1737, and belongs to the ..."
2. The Violin: Its Famous Makers and Their Imitators by George Hart (1875)
"The result is a curve of much elegance, one of the points which Joseph Guarnerius del Jesu appears to have admired, as he adopted and perfected it. ..."
3. The Musical World (1857)
"The head of the family, Andreas Guarnerius, born at the commencement of the ... Peter Guarnerius, the second «on of Andreas, and brother of the Joseph just ..."
4. The Great Violinists and Pianists by George Titus Ferris (1881)
"Loses his Fine Guarnerius Violin.—Is appointed Director of the Orchestra at Gotha.—He marries Dorette Schiedler, the Brilliant Harpist. ..."
5. The Heart of Music: The Story of the Violin by Anna Alice Chapin (1906)
"Guarnerius A HE house of Guarnieri achieved so rare a distinction in the field of violin-making that the name is not infrequently spoken in the same breath ..."
6. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Universal Reference Library Comprising the ...by Scientific American, inc by Scientific American, inc (1905)
"... London (1851), and in 1873 sent to the Vienna exhibition a copy of a Guarnerius declared by the jury of experts to be an original. ..."