Louis Morizot - Morizot Dynasty

Morizot Dynasty

"Louis MORIZOT trained many pupils including Bernard Millant and his five sons Marcel, Louis, Paul, André, and George Morizot.." Among the six sons son's of Louis Père, the well-known Mirecourt bow maker, René (the youngest), is the only one to have dedicated his life to violin making." René Morizot served his apprenticeship in Mirecourt with Emile Audinot. He settled in Mirecourt at 8 rue Saint Georges, in 1933. In 1969, he joined the National school of violin making as a Master teacher, in Mirecourt, where he stayed until 1982. His great grandson, Didier Claudel, entered the Mirecourt school in 1974 and became a master bow maker, he is still working at the craft today, based in South West France.

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