Electric guitar strings pure nickel wound. note    description inch. E-1st Plain Steel .012 ..
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D'Orazio SET-V30 is a set of viola strings that are distinguished by stability of tuning and excellent sound. They are made of a strong material - an alloy ..
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Strings for 5-string banjo with nickel winding. ..
Electric bass mickel wound. Note    Description Inch. G-1st Nickel round wound .050 D-2nd ..
The D'ORAZIO SET-66 is a set of 6 electric guitar strings made of nickel. The strings have a high tension (012-052), which makes them ideal for rock, blues,..
We'd like to introduce you to the newest D'orazio SET-60 electric guitar strings! Our strings provide maximum playing comfort thanks to the extra-light ..
Electric guitar strings nickel wound. Note    Description Inch. E-1st Plain Steel .011 B-2..
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Due to natural disasters and wars, many documents that made up the tradition in 1500 were destroyed. D'Orazio is said to have let the family to be representative of that school, which he founded in the sixteenth century and subsequently all Italian and foreign manufactures have follow his exemple as it is well known in industry.

  • 1654 - DE ORAZIO THOMAS (Thomas D'Orazio) worker c/o Cordaro Tiberio Tuzi, one of the biggest and wealthiest of his time.
  • 1822 - SALLE VECCHIO. Brothers Roberto, Enrico, Luigi Tommaso D'Orazio (the name Tommaso returns, as tradition recalls his grandfather's name), are a company made for working sheep gut for the manufacture of strings and wires, which were purchased for both musical instruments and for surgical use.
  • 1838 - There is a Giuseppe D'Orazio in Rome, Cordaro, living in Street Torre Argentina. The four brothers D'Orazio moved to Naples. These transfers sometimes seasonal, from March to September, are due to the need to bring the source of raw materials, the intestine, whose transport was slow.
  • 1859 - The company made the brothers D'Orazio came back to Salle in Abruzzo.
  • 1900 - Enrico D'Orazio received in Paris a certificate of honor and silver medal.
  • 1910 - Donato D'Orazio received a gold medal and a large degree of exposure Paris.
  • 1920 - Enrico D'Orazio died. The society broke up and only the brother Tommasino, with son Giuseppe, kept on working gut in Naples. Together with his son, he concluted the activity of this branch of the D'Orazio in Naples.
  • 1920 - Donato D'Orazio, the son of Enrico took over and continued to Salle the activity with their children Enrico, Roberto, Nicola, with great success and exporting strings around the world especially in the United States. They were called MASTERS of the strings.
  • 1950 - Enrico and Roberto were invited to the U.S. to create a qualified manufacturer of strings, and meanwhile they created the ERN Manifactures Musical Strings Inc in Astoria - New York.
  • 1954 - Donato D'Orazio, son of Enrico, was born.
  • 1961 - Donato D'Orazio died as the undisputed master of the gut strings.
  • 1969 - Rosanna D'Orazio, daughter of Enrico, was born.
  • 1970 – Enrico and Roberto, due to family reasons, had to return to Italy.
  • 1971 - Enrico and Roberto returned to their work in Italy with FRATELLI D’ORAZIO, where Enrico dedicated himself to the production of animal gut strings for Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass, Harp, for tennis rackets, and wires sutures. Roberto and Donato made metal strings for modern instruments, electric guitar, classical, electric bass, acoustic and so on. And all that led the company to export all over the world.
  • 1985 - Enrico D'Orazio prematurely died because of serious illness , and the production of gut strings was abandoned. Roberto and Donato undertook all production in metal strings and meanwhile their sister Rosanna grew around their teaching.
  • 1996 - Also Roberto prematurely died, leaving everything in the hands of Donato and Rosanna.
  • 2004 - Unfortunately, this year is marked by the death of Donato, a great loss for her sister Rosanna, who remains the only heir to a long tradition of Cordari.
  • 2014 - Fusion of the two Italian brands. The historic D’ORAZIO STRINGS joins the innovative GATO STRINGS. Tradition, technology, know-how, research and handcrafted works with the finest materials. Guaranteed by the “Cordari Masters” Alessandro Ciavattone and Tommaso Galli. The company is now managed by a professional staff directed by Rosanna D'Orazio, who has reorganized the corporate structure while maintaining high-tech sectors as craftsmanship and high quality products. Producing a wide range of over 1000 products, D'Orazio Strings, has customers worldwide. A small company that can satisfy both the largest distributor and the individual musician. This has been the first goal for more than five hundred years.