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GALLERY: Guitar Heroes - Legendary Craftsmen from Italy to New York

Guitars from D’Angelico, D’Aquisto, Monteleone, and Italian craftsmen featured in The New York Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Guitar Heroes Exhibit. Photos courtesy the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

John DуAngelico, 1942
"John DуAngelico in his workshop at 40 Kenmare Street, New York, New York. DуAngelico began working in his uncleуs, Ralph Cianci, shop at age 9. He opened his own shop in 1932, the same year he built his first known archtop guitar. "