Featured Violin: Paul Knorr 1943

Paul Knorr (1882-1977) was renowned for his exceptional craftsmanship, with his violins fetching prices of $20,000-$30,000 due to their superior quality. Trained by his father and later refining his skills in Breslau and Berlin, Knorr established his workshop in Markneukirchen in 1921, producing instruments modeled after Stradivarius, Guarneri, and Guadagnini.

This 1943 violin showcases Knorr's expertise with its powerful yet refined sound, impeccable condition, and comfortable playability.