Joseph Tournier, France 1933

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Joseph Tournier, ca 1933
Paris France
TOURNIER, Joseph Alexis was born in 1842 and died after 1925 in Paris, France. He was a maker of violins, violas, cellos, and guitars. Guitar was in the Musée de la Musique, Paris. Brand: ‘J. Tournier, à Paris’
This Particular instrument is a beautiful fine violin made in Paris in 1933. This instrument has won the first prize of the Mr. Gitton National Musical Academy award and signed by Mr. Jean Gitton. It features an extraordinary one piece maple back and spruce top with excellent workmanship. It is in good condition and has a clear, sweet sound

Label: Les Fils De J. Tournier
Luthiers 49, Rue de Rome
No 212, A Paris J. Gitton 1933.