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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.

James DуAquisto (left) and John DуAngelico (right)
"DуAquisto began working in DуAngelicoуs shop in 1953 at age 17, and continued to work as his prot▌g▌ until DуAngelicoуs death in 1964. Toward the end of DуAngelicoуs life, DуAquisto took on a greater role in the building of his guitars. "