Chapter: Imagination

Prisoner of War Violin 1915

"From adversity to beauty."
WWI violin made from chair seat & bed leg by Brandon internment camp detainee Prisoner of War Violin

Story

This violin was handmade of wood from the seat of a chair and the leg of a bed by a prisoner of war in 1915. Brandon internment camp detainee John Melnick (POW #457) created the violin.