Hermann Hauser ® II was born in 1911 and from 1930 worked in the same workshop as his father Hermann Hauser® I. He took over the management of the workshop in 1952 and ran the company until 1983. He is one of the most important violin makers of the 21st century. Julian Bream, one of the most popular guitarists of the last century, played a guitar built by Hermann Hauser ® II in 1957.
Hermann Hauser ® II is worldwide known for his classical guitars that were played by famous guitarists like Julian Bream and Andrés Segovia. But Hauser ® II has also built some very special guitars for his customers. This rare tierce Stauffer model is one of these special guitars. There are existing only two guitars of this type worldwide, that were built by the famous luthier.
Hermann Hauser ® II also built a few very special guitars for some of his customers and this rare 1968 Viennese is one of those rare instruments. It is in excellent condition without any cracks nor repairs and all elements as well as the finish are original. This great guitar features the concert three-lobes head-stock of Hermann Hauser ® II and is both a very collectible instrument and also a guitar ready to be played with a great vintage tone, quick response and charming overtones.
|Luthier:||Hermann Hauser ® II|
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