From the German & Austrian Violin Makers by Karel Jalovec.Born in 1914 in Schonlind. Bow-maker. Son of Edwin Otto H., grandson and pupil of Albert Franz H. Descendant of a family in which bows have been made for 200 years. He is also a descendant of the celebrated bow-maker C. W. Knopf. One of his forefathers (C. Friedrich H.) married a certain Wilhelmine Knopf. His bows are stamped "Lothar Herrmann".