Pitoňák Matej

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Pitoňák Matej

Craft
manufacturing of string instruments, production of Valachian shepherds' coats, spindle whorls, sticks
Producer's activities
fiddling
Material
metal, wood
Place of work
Ždiar (okres Poprad), Prešov region
More about producer
He was a versatile folk artist and had excellent knowledge of his region under the Belianske Tatras. A vibrant musician, full of optimism and humor, known simply as Maćek among his peers, performed with his "band" at numerous folk events at home and abroad. He mastered the "Zlobcoki," traditional wooden violins made from a single piece of maple with a...
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