LORENZO LIPPI has been considered for a long time one of the most esteemed Italian luthier, well known for his refined works and for the high sound quality of his instruments. He started his career mostly involved in building antique instruments and later, for years, also in classic guitars and mandolins. He is deeply experienced as teacher at the “Civica Scuola di Liuteria” in Milan, where, since 1979, he had an active role in training a big part of the current Italian luthiers and also several foreign luthiers. Well known also for his organologic and technologic studies, he is author of several releases; recently he has written some items for the new edition of “Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments”; he is often invited to give lectures and master class overseas.
First Prize and Gold Medal at the “Third International Instrument Making Competition” in Pisogne (BS).
Several musicians all over the world (Japan, Netherlands, Norway, Italy, France, Austria, USA, Switzerland, China, Korea, Taiwan, Mexico and Greece) perform Lorenzo Lippi’s instruments.