Birth : 1871 in Nice Death : 1942 in Nice

Biography

Career
Albert BLANCHI was the son of Augustin BLANCHI, a violin maker born in Peille-Poglia. Initially trained as a violinist, Albert BLANCHI learned his craft in his father's workshop and eventually succeeded him in 1899.

Works
BLANCHI produced mainly violins (approx. 500) and cellos (approx. 60). Some guitars and mandolins bearing his label, however, were made for a handful of amateurs. BLANCHI’s work is highly appreciated by both musicians and collectors.

Honors and Awards
Gold medals at Milan, 1906 and London, 1908. 

Collaborators
Pierre GAGGINI.

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