Hofner Hofner is a classic string instrument manufacturer based in Germany. Founded in 1887, Hofner is best known for their double cutaway guitars and basses, as well as for being used by the likes of Paul McCartney of the Beatles, who still uses Hofner today. Apart from guitars and basses, Hofner also makes a number of classical string instruments such as violins and cellos. Founded:1887Founder(s):Karl Höfner Average User Rating 0 0 votes Please sign in to rate. Your Rating 0 Contact Phone Number: +49-9133-77580 Address: Karl Höfner GmbH & Co. KG Egerlandstraße 38 D-91083 Baiersdorf-Hagenau Germany Email: Unknown Online: History History coming soon!