Nino Ferrer was one of the most interesting pop musician in France in the 60s (you had then some genius in French chanson and many mediocre and very successful followers of English and American pop music). You can see and hear Nino playing his Favino violin bass - the best violin bass I've ever seen I must say, with a much better design that the classic Höfner made famous by Sir Paul (during his German exile, when UK didn't want him and his decadent crew).
Favino was a French luthier mostly making acoustic guitars from the 1940s to the 1970s, who had a few illustrious customers, a.o. Django Reinhardt and Georgers Brassens...
Bertram (from Berlin where it doesn't snow anymore, how could it, it's - 10° C!)
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