Sprenger, Christoph's son, was born in St. Gallen in 1976. After graduating from
the world-famous violin
making school of Cremona, he
gained work experience at a workshop in the same town.
the world famous violin-making town, where the spirit of Stradivari, Guarneri
and Amati is still felt, he built the foundations for his future career at the
company of Sprenger Geigenbau.
himself on caring and restoring of stringed instruments he worked, after stays
in Berne and St. Gallen, for nearly two years in a renowned atelier in London.
Thereafter he worked for a well-known violin restorer in Germany.
summer 2005 he works in the main shop in St. Gallen and is happy to continue the
ateliers tradition. Always staying in continuous exchange with violin restorers
and colleagues worldwide, keeping his professional knowledge up to date.
to his work abroad, Raffael Sprenger has excellent business contacts with violin
makers and restorers all over the world. These contacts allow the successful
exchange of the latest information and are contribute to the wealth of
experience existing at Switzerland 's most traditional violin atelier, Sprenger
Sprenger has for many years been a board member of the Swiss Association of Violin- and Bow makers