Benoit Rolland http://wrti.org en The MacArthur 'Genius' Bow Maker Who Makes Violins Sing http://wrti.org/post/macarthur-genius-bow-maker-who-makes-violins-sing Among the 23 recipients of the <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2012/10/02/162117158/mandolinist-chris-thile-novelist-junot-diaz-among-2012-macarthur-geniuses">MacArthur "genius" grants</a> this past week: an economist, a mathematician, a photographer, a neuroscientist, and a Boston-based stringed instrument bow maker.<p>Benoit Rolland acknowledges that the violin reigns supreme as the star of the strings, capable of fetching millions of dollars at auction. But what about the bow? Sat, 06 Oct 2012 10:26:00 +0000 NPR Music 4545 at http://wrti.org The MacArthur 'Genius' Bow Maker Who Makes Violins Sing