Fiddle Farmers 


Victoria Violin Repair
Photo by Clarence Boudreau
Sidney, British Columbia
Canada


Courtesy of the Huang Family
Barbados


The Piano House is located in Huainan City
An Hui Province, China.
It contains a transparent violin and a piano building.
Inside the violin, there is a staircase towards the piano house - upstairs. This building, built for music lovers, acts as a
performance and practicing area for music students at
 the local college in Huainan City, East China.

Le Violon d'Ingres (Ingres's Violin)


Man Ray


These men actually fought in the civil war in opposing armies,
 and toured the country as the old fiddler soldiers after the war


©Photo by Marc Chaumeil
Little Girl with Jean-Baptiste Vullaume's
 double bass


©Photo by Eva Besnyö

Gypsy Boy
Hungary
1931


Genticorum
Montreal, Quebec
Canada


Photo by Lois Siegel

Chocolate Violin
Delice Royal

Ottawa Ontario
Canada


Wilbur Hall

YouTube


Darth Fiddler
Victoria, B.C.


Miri Ben-Ari


Sandy Silva and Laura Risk


Sidney, B.C.


Photo by Nick Clements

Kim Shiman

South Korean cellist Kim Shiman has gone from obscurity to global fame in the wink of an eye after McDonald’s restaurants emblazoned the Hannam University student’s likeness on millions of cups and bags, as well as the Internet, as part of its yearlong Global Casting marketing campaign. The 2007 campaign was designed to portray the “unique and interesting” people who dine at McDonald’s worldwide. But the whole thing came as a surprise to Shiman, who also works at a McDonald’s in Dae Jun. An underclassman had snapped the audition image—which shows the string player clad in sneakers and strumming his cello like a guitar—during a break with the university’s competition orchestra. Shiman became one of only 25 people selected from 13,000 entries in 100 countries. The final image used on the packaging was shot by renowned lifestyle photographer Nick Clements. “Now it really means a lot to me,” Shiman writes on the Global Casting website.
“Whenever I remember this, I get a good feeling.”
-Greg Cahill


Rohan de Saram


Fiddle Farmer  Ray Chapeskie, Eganville, Ontario, Canada


 Reflections of (half) a Century
"Eganville Leader"
Ontario, Canada


©Photo by Lois Siegel
Matilda Murdoch


Photo courtesy of The Weekly Journal, Orleans
Randy Foster, The Fiddlin' Fireman, Orleans, Ontario, Canada.


Kansas City Police Photo


John Hartford
Nashville, Tennessee  


All Ireland Fleadh Cheoil
2005


Apache Fiddler
1885


Frankie Gavin


©Photo by Daily Mirror
Max Jaffa
Scarborough, England


JP


Fiddles on the Tobique


Fiddler Ed Berbaum


©Photo by Rob Crosbie

A Suzuki Violin Group Class
Arusha, Tanzania, Africa
2005

Violin Instructor: Laura Nerenberg


©Photo by FSA Ben Shahn


©Photo by Peter Marshall

Celtic Tunes: Matt Molloy's Pub, Westport, County Mayo, Ireland
 2005


Aunt Samantha Bumgarner


Courtesy of Western History/Genealogy Department
Denver Public Library

Frontier Fiddler
Cabin of S. J. Roberts
Cripple-Creek, Colorado
1893


The Schryer Triplets


Calvin Vollrath and his satisfied customers
St. Paul, Alberta


Courtesy of the Nebraska State Historical Society
Southwest Custer County Nebraska
 1892


Courtesy of the Nebraska State Historical Society
Custer County
1886


Courtesy of Fred Hulstrand "History in Pictures Collection"
Travelling Musicians


© 1998 The University of Arizona Foundation
Collection Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona
Photograph by Hansel Mieth

Albert Einstein
 1941


Andre Kertesz
"Wandering Violinist, Abony, Hungary
1921


©Photo by Dave Gahr


©Photo by John Fowler

Jazz Fiddler Leroy Jenkins


Asya Schween
"He's Mine!"
Kodak Endura Metallic Type-C
Print 12" x 17"


©Photo by Burt Glinn

Northwest Mountain Fiddlers Contest
Boise, Idaho
 1953


Photo Courtesy of Clarence Boudreau

Halloween Fiddler Busking for Blood
October 2007
Victoria Violin Repair
Sidney, British Columbia
Canada


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