born in France in 1957,  living with his partner ceramicist  Aline Stanway in Oxford (UK)

3 children, (Alice, Miriam and Bill), and two grand-daughters

his main activity for the past 30 years has been to restore and make violins and cellos, since 1983 as part of  Oxford Violins . He  also plays music.

 some recordings here


photo: Fergus Kelly