Gizmo? You mean that cute thing from the movie ‘Gremlins’? While I could see Vanessa-Mae owning such a cute animal, the answer is ‘no’. “Gizmo” is the affectionate name she has given her violin, which was made by GIOVANNI BATTISTA GUADAGNINI in 1761. Why? Before we proceed, we should explore the wondrous instrument known as… Continue reading Vanessa-Mae calls her Guadagnini violin “Gizmo”. Why is that?
An interview that shows a glimpse of pain Vanessa-Mae, arguably the world’s most popular violinist, seems to have it all. In 2006, The Guardian names her as one of the wealthiest entertainers under 30 years old. Furthermore, she was selected by People’s Magazine as one of the 50 most beautiful people in the world! However, an… Continue reading Interview with Vanessa-Mae reveals a painful rift she bears..