The son, pupil and successor of Francesco Rugeri, Vincenzo was born in Cremona in 1663, where he died in 1719. His work is distinguished from that of his father in absorbing influences from Stradivari and moving beyond the standard Amati model. It is possible that he was an influence on the early work of Carlo Bergonzi.
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