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Luthier Jon Franke


Luthier John Franke lives in Monroe, where he builds violins, violas and cellos. He strives for the perfect instrument, with a Stradivarius violin as the ultimate example, although he himself is entirely self-taught.

First Broadcast: 2004
Producer: KC Cowan

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Award winning USA violin maker Jonathan S. Franke, offers for sale fine modern handmade violins, violas, and cellos.
Find out about the new award Jon Franke and bowmaker Ken Altman are offering to Oregon students.

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Painter Don Bailey; Luthier Jon Franke; Niel DePonte, Metro Arts (1028)

Oregon Art Beat: Episode #1028
Original Broadcast: April 30, 2009