Curriculum Vitae


  • Studied piano at conservatory
  • Active in international trade of historical musical instruments
  • Sworn expert
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We would like to introduce you to Karlmann Philipp, Auctionata expert in Historical Musical Instruments.

Karlmann Philipp grew up in a household of music lovers: his mother was a pianist and his father an organ builder. He became interested in instrument making while taking piano lessons at a music academy. Over the years, this interest took him to many museums around the world, finally leading him into the global trade of historical musical instruments of all kinds.

Mr. Philipp has also worked as an expert for Bavarian television. His specialist knowledge of historical musical instruments is highly valued by courts and insurance companies, for whom he acts as a court-certified expert. 

Karlmann Philipp lives and works in Absam, Austria.