Birth : 1922 in Mirecourt (Vosges) Death : 1989 in Mirecourt (Vosges)

Biography

Career
Son of François LOTTE, a bowmaker, Roger François LOTTE began his apprenticeship in 1935 with his father in Mirecourt.
In 1940 he became his father's main collaborator and worked with him until his retirement in 1960.
In 1960 Roger François LOTTE took over his father's workshop.

Workshop
N° 14, Quai du Breuil, Mirecourt.

Stamp
Two stamps:
ROGER FRANCOIS LOTTE
ROGER LOTTE (see archives #2368)

Among others, one can find the following stamps on bows made by Roger François LOTTE:
- APPARUT Georges
- G Coné & Fils A Lyon
- DAVOT A Paris
- DEVOIVRE Gérôme
- DIDIER Paul
- HILAIRE Paul
- MILLANT Bernard

Honors & awards
- 1942 Gold medal, Reims competition.
- 1944 Vermeil medal, Nancy competition.
- Bronze Medal of Technical Education (Enseignement Technique)

Collaborators & successors
BERNARD René (collaborator)

Sources
- L'Archet, Bernard Millant & J.F Raffin.
- Les Archets Français, Etienne Vatelot.
- Dictionnaire Universel des Luthiers. Claude Lebet.
(More specific publication references are available in our Bibliography section.)

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