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At 87 Years Old, Al Schahn Began Restoring Violins. At 88, He Became a Violin Maker.

At 87 Years Old, Al Schahn Began Restoring Violins. At 88, He Became a Violin Maker.

It's never too late. At 87, Al Schahn took on a new career.
It’s never too late. At 87, Al Schahn took on a new career.

As a boy, Al Schahn knew that the handmade violins his “papa” created made a distinct sound. Now 88 years old, Schahn began patiently restoring musical instruments last year and has since refurbished more than 20 violins, he says, including 13 that his father made.

When pondering why he had waited until the age of 88 to build his own violin, Schahn says, “I was busy.”

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