The Maestro Sacconi
in the testimony of the violinist
Alexander Schneider

 New York, January 26, 1984

Mr. Simone Fernando Sacconi I met trough Emil Herrmann the man who brought Sacconi to New York. Fernando and myself became at once great friends which lasted for many years till Rembert Wurlitzer died; with him he was in charge of all the youngsters learning how to build and repair instruments.

We ate and drank good wine always and beside being a fabulous violin maker and connaisseur he was a wonderful human being. I brought him also to Pablo Casals for one festival in Puerto Rico.

We shall all never forget him our dear friend Fernando.

New York, January 26, 1984

Taken from the book: «From Violinmaking to Music: The Life and Works of Simone Fernando Sacconi», presented on December 17, 1985 at the Library of Congress in Washington, D.C. (Cremona, ACLAP, first edition 1985, second edition 1986, page 252 - Italian / English).