Violin buried in World War I, dug up to be played in Knoxville

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) – They say a violin plays better with age. If that’s true, this one has had 100 years to fine tune perfection.

This isn’t just a story about an instrument, it’s a story about survival; the strings that hold families together and the grip it has on hope.

In 1915, a French craftsman built this violin, but the fate of his finest creation was in the crushing grip of World War One.

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About KindaScratchy

I'm a novice fiddler and mandolinist. I've played the guitar for many years and also play the recorder, fife, flute, and, more recently, tin whistle. I work in the communications field and, in addition to music, I enjoy photography, writing, gardening, golf and travel.
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