Pianos made by: Julius Bluthner Pianofortefabrik GmbH, Leipzig, Germany Bluthner was established in 1853 by Julius Bluthner in Leipzig, Germany after he spent years perfecting his craft. His instruments soon received the highest acclaim for quality at world fairs and exhibitions, becoming
The Dream, Passion and Honor of Shigeru Kawai. Over one hundred years ago, in a humble workshop in Japan, Koichi Kawai embarked upon a journey—a spiritual quest to design and build a piano that would one day be called "the finest.". A generation later, this dream burned intensely in the heart of Shigeru Kawai.
Steinway & Sons, also known as Steinway, (/ ˈ s t aɪ n w eɪ / ( listen)) is an American-German piano company, founded in 1853 in Manhattan, New York City, the United States, by German piano builder Heinrich Engelhard Steinweg (later known as Henry E. Steinway).