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 (stīn′wā′), Henry Engelhard 1797-1871.
German-born American piano maker who founded the Steinway & Sons piano company in New York City (1853).


(Biography) Henry (Engelhard), original name Heinrich Engelhardt Steinweg. 1797–1871, US piano maker, born in Germany



Henry Engelhard (Heinrich Engelhard Steinweg), 1797–1871, U.S. piano manufacturer, born in Germany.
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Sunday is your last chance, for Campanini leaves next week for Baltimore and Philadelphia; and I've a private room, and a Steinway, and they'll sing all night for me.
What captured and perceptibly held his eye for a moment was a Crouched Venus that stood on a Steinway upright against a background of mountain-lion skin on the wall.
The shipment includes 62 brand new pianos, including 19 new Stein way grand pianos, one new Stein way concert grand and 18 new Steinway upright pianos.
The Cardiff college, which is celebrating its 60th birthday, has signed a groundbreaking deal with Steinway & Sons for the largest, most valuable shipment of pianos to be delivered to Britain.
The venue was chosen for a unique arrangement with Steinway & Sons in which members of the public had the opportunity to buy a new Steinway or Steinway-designed Boston piano at a reduced price.
Steinway & Sons, renowned for creating the world's finest pianos, and Peter Lyngdorf, Europe's preeminent developer and manufacturer of high performance digital sound systems, have forged a collaboration, under the auspices of Steinway Lyngdorf, and have entered into a multi-year international license agreement to produce the finest, high performance audio visual products and systems for distribution throughout the world.
When Bruce Stevens moved from Polaroid to become president and chief executive of Steinway & Sons in 1985, the 40-year-old Iowa native took charge of an iconic American brand that had been in existence for 132 years.
The Steinway Collection, Paintings of Great Composers, with Essays by James Huneker
Traffic studies show more than 4,500 vehicles a day travel on nearby Steinway Street.
The WUSF Steinway Piano Fund" was established last year, in hopes of raising enough money to purchase a new Steinway piano for the WUSF performance studio," says Cathy Coccia, Director of Development.
In every Steinway piano is a large cast iron plate that provides a rigid and stable foundation needed to hold approximately 40,000 lb of string tension.
For those interested in pianos and piano playing, the appearance of two comprehensive and well-documented books about Steinway & Sons in the same year as yet another sale of the venerable company will seem curiously ironic.