Biography

Career
This firm is the continuation of Gand & Bernardel Frères.
When Ernest-Auguste BERNARDEL retired in 1886, the firm carried on under the direction of Charles-Eugène GAND and Gustave-Adolphe BERNARDEL, under the name of GAND & BERNARDEL.

Collaborators : violin makers
BERNARDEL Léon
MERMILLOT Maurice
RESUCHE Charles

Collaborators : bow makers
BARBÉ Mathias, Théophile, Auguste (from 1886)

POIRSON Dominique
VIGNERON Joseph Arthur

Honors & awards
Luthiers du Conservatoire de musique (Luthiers of the Music Conservatory)

Collaborators & successors
At the death of Charles-Eugène GAND in 1892, Gustave-Adophe BERNARDEL took over the firm, and ran it up to 1901.
At that date, Albert CARESSA and Henri FRANCAIS took over the workshop under the name CARESSA & FRANCAIS

 

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