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Francesco Goffriller cello stolen at knifepoint in France


Ophélie Gaillard was robbed of the on-loan cello, her own Persoit bow – and her mobile phone.

French cellist Ophélie Gaillard was robbed at knifepoint yesterday outside her home in the Parisian suburb of Pantin.

The assailant took her cello, a 1737 Francesco Goffriller on loan from the CIC Bank. In the case was also a fine bow by Jean Pierre Marie Persois belonging to Gaillard. The added detail that her mobile phone was also taken perhaps suggests this was an opportunistic crime.

In a comment to France Musique, Gaillard said: ‘Everything happened so fast. I saw his knife and I did not resist, I immediately gave him my cello and my mobile phone.’

Galliard posted the above series of photos of instrument and specified that it was in a burgundy hard case.

Instruments by Francesco Goffriller, presumed to be the more celebrated Matteo Goffriller’s son or younger brother, fetch hundreds of thousands of dollars with the French press suggesting a price tag of over €1m for the cello.


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