Born in Venice in 1691, Francesco was the son and pupil of Matteo Goffriller. He soon left the family workshop, however, moving to Udine in 1714, at the age of 23. His work is looser than that of his father, with elongated soundholes and a small volute on a slender pegbox. He died around 1740, probably at much the same time as his father, who died in 1742.
18 July 2016
We grab lunch with John Mills, the busy guest leader of several successful chamber orchestras, to ask him about his Francesco Goffriller violin In January this year, when John Mills picked up a Francesco Goffriller violin in our offices, something... Read more
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