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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.
Come and join us at our Whole School Open Morning on Saturday October 13 (9am-1pm) when you will be able to play one of our Steinways and feel and hear the quality for yourself," adds Roger.
It means when you play a concert, you exclusively play on Steinways," Wachter said.
The University already owns four other Steinways, bringing the grand total to 16.
Stevens felt that selling Steinways at a discount would severely damage the value of the brand.
WORCESTER - There are pianos, and then there are Steinways.
As you can imagine, we don't normally discount Steinways,' said Keith Glazebrook (above), manager of dealer services at the legendary piano makers who said the prices of the instruments on sale ranged from pounds 4,500 to pounds 50,000.
The journals tell how the Steinways, with the help of an Irish priest, paid off the leader of an Irish mob intent on ransacking the Steinway piano factory in lower Manhattan.
Many gently used Steinways for sale were played by the competitors in the 13(th) Van Cliburn International Competition, an all-Steinway competition.
Steinways are the instrument of choice for a host of music legends, including composers such as Irving Berlin and Cole Porter, and pop icons like Billy Joel and Bon Jovi.