In 1947 Luigi Bulgheroni finally realized his lifelong dream and set up his own
business in the manufacture of wood and brass musical instruments.
This is how his deep passion for wind instruments was born and also the desire to be able one day to mark the history of music with his own work.
Confident of handing down not only a business, but also his long experience and a unique art, Luigi succeeded in passing on his enthusiasm and passion to his sons, Giacomo and Sergio, who, in 1974, set up the firm F.lli Bulgheroni S.n.c., which has specialized in the production of double reed instruments, Oboe, Oboe d'Amore, English Horn and of the Piccolo since 1985.
All this is also possible thanks to an on-going technological updating , but, above all, to the presence of skilled craftsmen able to give life to a fine piece of wood transforming it into a unique musical instrument.
The strength of the Bulgheroni firm lies in the hands of these true artists, because their expert and meticulous manual skills can never be replaced by the schematic mass production of a machine.
Following in their father Luigi's footsteps, the two brothers continue to pass on the wisdom of the past to their sons who are already working in the company and perhaps one day the magical world of music will shine in the eyes of their grandchildren.
In 1968 two craftsmen, Kikuo Hisakura and Hideo Takei established Sanyo Flutes Manufacturing Co. Ltd. with only a total of 7 craftsmen. Their aim was to stand by their philosphy that "quality sound is created only with precise technique and within human hands". In November of the same year