Siegfried Finkel

Siegfried Finkel was born in Markneukirchen in 1927. He studied bow making with his father, Paul Weidhass. In 1952, he moved to Switzerland to establish a bow making workshop. At some point, he also worked in Königsberg, Prussia.

Finkel was inspired by both French and German styles of bow making. He made many bows of excellent quality during his lengthy career. In 1984, he passed his workshop down to his son, Johannes Siegfried Finkel.