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Acquired of the angels : the lives and works of master guitar makers John D'Angelico and James L. D'Aquisto

Author: Paul William Schmidt
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This text documents the two most prominent luthiers (guitar makers) of the 20th century. John D'Angelico and James D'Aquisto created beautiful, functional works of art from the 1920s until 1995.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Schmidt, Paul William, 1958-
Acquired of the angels.
Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 1998
(OCoLC)654427325
Named Person: John D'Angelico; James D'Aquisto; John D'Angelico; James D'Aquisto; John D'Angelico; James D'Aquisto; James L D'Aquisto
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul William Schmidt
ISBN: 1578860024 9781578860029
OCLC Number: 38478413
Description: xiii, 185 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Responsibility: Paul William Schmidt.

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Schmidt does a fine job uncovering what little there was to know about D'Angelico (much of it from D'Aquisto) and placing his work in the context of commercial guitar making. He provides a good study Read more...

 
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