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 1995

Boalch, Donald H.
Mould, Charles
Makers of the Harpsichord and Clavichord 1440-1840
Third edition edited by Charles Mould
Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1995, 788 p.


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  Adam, Alexander (a. 1659)   violin
  Adlung, Jakob (b. 1699 d. 1762)   organ, scholar
  Alari, Giuseppe (a. 1728)   horn
  Alsinas, Juan (a. 1780)   horn
  Alvise, Giacomo (a. 1593)   horn maker, harpsichord maker
  Antegnati, Gian Giacomo (b. 1501)   organ builder
  Antonius (a. 1550)   violin
  Antunes, Joachim Jose (a. 1758-1789)   horn
  Assalone, Gaspare (a. 1890)   composer
  Backers, Americus (a. 1763-1778 active: 1763)   harpsichord maker, piano maker
  Bader, Arnold (b. 1601 d. 1656 a. 1645)   organ builder
  Baders, Conrad (a. 1667)   organ builder
  Barbier, Antoine (a. 1663-1686)   faiseur d'instruments
  Barton, Thomas (b. 1685 d. 1735)   harpsichord maker, spinet maker
  Bassi, G. (a. 1772)   spinet maker
  Baumgartner, Johann (a. 1683)   composer
  Bayle, Pedro (a. 1505-1559)   organ builder, harpsichord maker
  Bellot, Pierre (b. 1675 d. -1747)   faiseur de clavecins
  Benti, Antonio   spinet maker
  Berlin, Johann Daniel (b. 1710)   instrument maker, organ
  Bermudo, Juan (b. 1500 d. 1565)   composer
  Bernardo d'Allemagna (a. 1445)   organ, inventor
  Berneri, Giorgio (a. 1594-1608)   violin
  Bertin, Daniel (a. 1757)   organ builder
  Bertolotti, Alexander (a. 1585-1586)   violin, horn
  Bidermann, Samuel (b. 1540 d. 1622)   maker of automatic musical instruments
  Biest, Marten (a. 1557-1584)   horn
  Blanchet, Armand Francois Nicholas (b. 1763 d. 1818)   harpsichord maker
  Blanchet, Nicolas (b. 1598 a. 1639)   facteur d'instruments, instrument maker
  Blankenburg, Quirinus Gerbrandszoon (b. 1654 d. 1739 a. 1739)   composer
  Blomsteen, Marten (a. 1535-1562)   horn
  Blum, Mathias (a. 1778)   horn, organ builder
  Blyth, Samuel (b. 1744 d. 1795)   craftsman, organ
  Bohr, Christoph H. (a. 1713)   keyboard instrument maker
  Bolcione, Vicentio   keyboard instrument maker
  Bolton, Thomas (a. 1684)   violin
  Bombini (a. 1598)   horn
  Bonafinis, Francesco (a. 1585-1587)   violin
  Brelin, Nils (b. 1690 d. 1753)   theorist, inventor
  Brissart, Jehan (a. 1550-1607)   espinetier
  Browne, Thomas (a. 1508)   organ builder
  Bruydegom, Johannes (b. 1705 a. 1743)   instrument maker
  Bugnon, Aime (a. 1535)   organ, instrument maker
  Bul, Nikolaas (a. 1793)   horn
  Burr, Henry (b. 1716 a. 1763)   harpsichord maker, organ maker
  Burr, J. (a. 1742)   spinet maker
  Buscaini, Antonio (b. -1603 d. 1675)   keyboard instrument maker
  Byard, Mary (a. 1643)   virginal owner
  Cadavoglio (a. 1650-1720)   horn
  Camus, Felicianus Fidelis (a. 1806)   horn
  Casini, Giammaria (a. 1675)   horn
  Casteel, Henri-Joseph (a. 1763)   keyboard instrument maker
  Centamin, Petrus (a. 1711)   violin
  Chappelle, Francois (a. 1598)   keyboard instrument maker
  Chew, James (a. 1769-1781)   horn
  Chiquelier, Christophe (b. 1715 d. 1792)   faiseur de clavecins, garde des instruments de la
  Chiusole (a. 1775)   harpsichord maker, spinet maker
  Christensen, M. (a. 1759)   clavichord maker
  Christoph (a. 1789)   clavichord maker
  Clarelli, Geronimo (a. 1695)   horn
  Clark, Andrew (a. 1767)   horn
  Coenen, Johannes Josephus (a. 1735)   organ
  Collesse, I.H. (a. 1739)   horn
  Colyns, Michiel (a. 1631-1678)   keyboard instrument maker
  Coninus, Joseph Max (a. 1657)   violin
  Conrad, Johann Gottlieb (a. 1804-1806)   composer
  Cordelier (a. 1768)   priest, horn
  Cortona, Giuseppe (a. 17th century )   horn
  Costa, Johannes (a. 1730)   spinet maker
  Cremisi, Giovanni (b. 1725)   keyboard instrument maker
  Cuisinier (a. 1708-1734)   horn
  Dagoneau (a. 1773)   surgeon, horn
  Daulphin, Maria (a. 1571)   instrument maker
  Dawson, Gilbert (a. 18th century )   repairer of spinets
  De Rouais, Giles (a. 1385)   composer
  Deacons, William (b. 1600 a. 1654)   horn
  Deckert, Johann Nicolaus or Nicolas (b. 1773 d. 1826)   clavichord maker, harpsichord maker
  Dedeban, Jean-Marie (a. 1775-1806)   faiseur de clavecins
  Delaine (a. 1769)   inventeur sinon facteur de clavecins
  Denis, Jean (d. 1672)   organ builder
  Denis, Louis (b. 1635 d. 1711 a. 1675)   harpsichord maker
  Denis, Pierre (a. 1632-1642)   instrumentalist
  Despont, Robert (b. 1550 d. 1624 a. 1573-1612)   organ builder, organ
  Di Pandolfo, Camillo (b. 1559 a. 1609)   horn
  Diepenrijck, Lodewijk (a. 1558-1589)   horn
  Dierckx, Jan (b. 1531 a. 1557-1574)   horn
  Dieren, Willem (a. 1737)   horn
  Dominicus Pisaurensis (a. 16th century )   horn, violin
  Doni, Giovanni Battista (b. 1594 d. 1647)   classicist, Italiensk musikhistoriker
  Doublet (a. 17th century active: 18th century )   horn
  Driel, Abraham (a. 1710)   lute maker, keyboard instrument maker
  Ducastel, Augustin-Hippolyte (b. 1698 a. 1734)   faiseur de clavecins
  Dulcken, Johan Daniel (d. 1769)   harpsichord maker
  Dumont, Jean (a. 1780)   harpsichord maker
  Ede, John (a. 1466)   lute maker, horn
  Elsner (a. 18th century )   horn
  Ermel, Jean-Joseph (b. 1719 d. 1801)   keyboard instrument maker
  Euler, Leonhard (b. 1707 d. 1783)   mathematician, scientist
  Faber, Wolfgang (a. 1555-1565)   organ, organ builder
  Faggot, Jacob (a. 18th century )   music theorist
  Farnaby, Nicholas (a. 1587-1630)   violin
  Ferdenant, Zacharias (a. 1678)   organ builder
  Fermanni, Pietro (a. 1750)   spinet maker
  Ferreira, Jacintho (a. 1783)   composer
  Follon, Nicolas (a. 1532)   organ builder, instrument maker
  Franciolini, Leopoldo (b. 1844 d. 1920)   dealer in and forger of antique musical instrument
  Freudenthaler, Wilhelms (a. 1800-1822)   faiseur de clavecins
  Frey, Carl Heinrich (a. 1765)   owner of a clavichord
  Frey, Michael (a. 1535)   composer
  Friderici, Christian Gottlob (b. 1750 d. 1805)   keyboard instrument maker
  Friederici, Christian Ernst Wilhelm (b. 1782 d. 1872)   keyboard instrument maker
  Friederici, Johann Christoph (a. 18th century )   composer
  Friedrich, Johann Christoph (a. 1790)   composer
  Fritsch, Gottfried   organ builder, clavichord maker
  Gansen, Wolf (a. 1589)   horn, spinet maker
  Garnier, Sebastien (a. 18th century )   horn
  Gartner   keyboard instrument maker
  Gateaux, Pierre (a. 1782-1790)   faiseur de clavecins
  Geerdinxius, Gehrhard (a. 18th century active: 19th century )   keyboard instrument maker
  Gellinger, Israel (a. 1639-1677)   keyboard instrument maker
  Genovese   horn
  German, Erih Mansson (a. 1712-1758)   composer
  Geronimo   keyboard instrument maker
  Gherardi, Giuseppe   violin, horn
  Girolamo (a. 1655)   horn
  Giuseppe d'organe (a. 18th century )   violin
  Gleiniger, Theophile Gottlieb (b. 1766 d. 1823)   keyboard instrument maker
  Gluck (a. 18th century )   composer
  Goccini (b. 1675)   horn
  Grabalos, Joze (a. 18th century )   composer
  Grabner, Johann Gottfried (b. 1736 d. 1808)   organ builder
  Grabner, Johann Wilheln (b. 1737 d. 1795)   keyboard instrument maker
  Griffin, Thomas (d. 1771 died: 1771 a. 1723-1771)   organ builder
  Grimaldi, Carlo (a. 1681)   instrument maker, liutaio
  Gronberg, Anders (a. 1775-1784)   keyboard instrument maker
  Gunzer, Marx (b. 1579 d. 1628)   organ builder
  Guth (a. 18th century active: 19th century )   keyboard instrument maker
  Haase, Johann Ernst   composer
  Hagaerts, Cornelis (d. 1642)   harpsichord maker
  Hageruf, Johann Christian (a. 1795)   keyboard instrument maker
  Hancock, Thomas (a. 1700-1720)   horn, spinet maker
  Harris, John (a. 1730-1768)   harpsichord maker, spinet maker
  Hartevelt, Johannes (Jan) (b. -1736)   horn
  Hartman, Jean Benjamin (a. 1769)   horn
  Hasard, John (a. 1622)   horn
  Haug, Johann Friedrich (b. 1730 d. 1793)   keyboard instrument maker
  Hauser, Johann Herman (a. 1761)   composer
  Hauslaib, Lorenz (a. 1596)   instrument maker
  Heidenreich (a. 18th century active: 19th century )   organ or keyboard instrument maker
  Heilmann (a. 18th century active: 19th century )   organ or keyboard instrument maker
  Heming, Stephen (a. 1697-1715)   harpsichord maker, spinet maker
  Henocq, Jacques (a. 1790)   keyboard instrument maker
  Herz, Daniel (b. 1618 d. 1678 a. 1653-1678)   Hoforgelmacher, organ builder
  Hesse, Tomas (a. 1832)   composer
  Hessel (a. 1785)   instrument maker
  Hicks, Peter (a. 1720)   composer
  Hinrichs, Johann Peter [Jean-Pierre] (b. 1765 d. 1848 a. 1796)   instrument maker, piano maker
  Hollister, Frederick (b. 1761)   piano maker, tuner
  Hollister, Philip (d. 1760 died: 1760)   organ builder
  Horn, Jean-Gottlob (b. 1748 d. 1796)   harpsichord maker
  Hubner, Johann Christoph (a. 1777-circa1800)   instrument maker
  Huffel, Frans (a. 1609-1626)   horn
  Huffel, Lucas (a. 1635-1635)   horn
  Huysen, Johannes (a. 1610)   horn
  Joneck, Joseph (a. 18th century )   piano maker
  Joyce, George (a. 1694)  
  Keiser, Jean-Baptiste (d. 1772)   faiseur de clavecins
  Kirckman, Abraham (b. 1737 d. 1794)   harpsichord maker, piano maker
  Kirckman, Joseph (b. 1790 d. 1877)   harpsichord maker, piano maker
  Kraft, Mathias Petter (b. 1753 d. 1807)   string instrument maker
  Laborde, Jean-Baptiste (Thillaie) (b. 1730 d. 1777)   physical scientist, mathematician
  Leclerc, Nicolas (a. 1740)   luthier-faiseur d'instruments
  Lemaire, Jean (a. 16th century )   faiseur d'epinettes
  Lemme, Karl (b. 1769 d. 1832 a. 1819-1822)   piano maker, writer
  Leo, Johann Christoph (b. 1675 d. 1749)   organ builder
  Leviel, Adrien (a. 1570-1597)   keyboard instrument maker
  Levoir (a. 1730-1755)   inventeur
  Lincoln, John (b. 1765 d. 1824 a. 1793)   organ builder
  Loeuvre, Honore (d. 1550 a. 1523)   spinet maker
  Malade, Jean-Jacques (d. 1781 died: 1768 a. 1773-1781)   faiseur de clavecins, piano
  Marius, Jean (a. 1700-1716)   harpsichord maker, inventor
  Meer, Albrecht (a. 1542-1560)   clavichord maker, harpsichord maker
  Mercator, Michael (b. 1491 d. 1544)   harpsichord maker
  Merlin, John Joseph (b. 1735 d. 1803 a. 1765-1780)   instrument maker, inventor
  Meunier, Jacques (a. 1674-1705)   instrument maker
  Moucherel, Christophe (b. 1686 d. 1761 a. 1744)   facteur d'orgues
  Muller, Christian (b. 1690)   Buchdrucker, Instrumentist
  Muller, Hartvig Jachum (b. 1716 d. 1793)   organ builder
  Nordqvist, Carl Jacob (b. 1782 d. 1832)   clavichord
  Onderhorst, Didelof [Deetlef] (a. 1749)   organ builder
  Pohlmann, Johannes (a. 1767-1793)   harpsichord maker, piano maker
  Pott, Philip (a. 1764)   organ builder
  Prudent (a. 18th century )   facteur et marchand d'instruments
  Purcell, Henry (b. 1659 d. 1695)   composer, organ
  Renaud (a. 1745)   inventeur
  Richard, Jean (a. 17th century active: 18th century )   faiseur de clavecins
  Richard, Michael (a. 1670-1693)   faiseur de clavecins, faiseur d'epinettes
  Rosenau, Gottlieb (b. 1720 d. 1790)   instrument maker
  Ruelle, Joachim (b. 1732 d. 1789)   faiseur de clavecins
  Schiedmayer, Balthasar (b. 1711 d. 1781 a. 1735)   piano maker
  Schmahl, Georg Friedrich (b. 1748 d. 1827)   piano maker
  Schnell, Johann-Jakob [Jean-Jakob] (a. 1777-1789)   inventeur, faiseur d'instruments
  Sellier, Jean (b. 1597 d. 1676 a. 1611-1662)   faiseur d'instruments, chanteur
  Simonneau, Pierre-Charles (a. 1771-1777)   accordeur, faiseur de clavecins
  Soderberg, Johan (b. 1772 d. 1820)   clavichord maker
  Stehlin, Benoit [Benoist] (b. 1732 d. 1774)   faiseur de clavecins, facteur d'orgues
  Strumphler, Johannes Stephanus (b. 1736 d. 1807)   organ builder, harpsichord maker
  Theewes, Jacob (a. 1533-1557)   harpsichord maker
  Trasuntino, Giovanni Francesco Januario (a. 1532)   organ builder
  Vater, Christian (b. 1679 d. 1756 a. 1670)   organ builder, cembalo maker
  Wahlstrom, Anders (a. 1732)   clavichord maker
  Wahlstrom, Carl (b. 1725)   organ builder
  Walter, Anton [Gabriel Anton] (b. 1752 d. 1826)   piano maker
  Weele, Frederic (b. 1752 d. 1840 a. 1822)   organ builder
  Woffington, John (d. 1758 died: 1759 a. 1720-?1758)   organ
  Wolthersson, Gustaf Gabriel (a. 1739-1760)   keyboard instrument maker
  Zumpe, Johannes (a. 1735-1783)   harpsichord maker, piano maker

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