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 1911

Dolge, Alfred
Pianos and their makers.
A comprehensive history of the development of the piano from the monochord to the concert grand player piano.
Covina, California: Covina Publishing Company, 1911, 242 p.


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  Baldwin, Dwight Hamilton (b. 1821 d. 1899)   piano maker
  Bauer, Julius (d. 1884 a. 1857-1884)   piano maker
  Bechstein, Carl (b. 1826 d. 1908)   piano maker
  Behning, Henry (b. 1832 d. 1905 a. 1856)   piano maker
  Bluthner, Julius (b. 1824 d. 1910)   piano maker
  Bond, S.B. (b. 1833 d. 1907)   banker, piano maker
  Bord, Antoine-Jean Denis (b. 1814 d. 1888)   piano maker
  Bosendorfer, Ignaz (b. 1796 d. 1859)   piano maker
  Brinsmead, Edgar (b. 1848 d. 1907)   piano maker
  Brinsmead, John (b. 1814 d. 1908)   piano maker
  Brinsmead, Thomas James (d. 1906)   piano maker
  Broadwood, Henry Fowler (b. 1811 d. 1893)   piano maker
  Broadwood, James Henry Shudi (d. 1911)   piano maker
  Broadwood, John (b. 1732 d. 1812)   piano maker
  Burns, Francis Putnam (b. 1807)   piano maker
  Bush, William Henry (b. 1829)   piano maker
  Bush, William L. (b. 1861)   piano maker
  Cable, Herman D. (b. 1849 d. 1899)   piano maker
  Campbell, John Calvin (b. 1864 d. 1908)   piano maker
  Chase, A.B. (d. 1877)   organ builder
  Chickering, Charles Frank (b. 1827 d. 1891)   piano maker
  Chickering, George H. (b. 1830 d. 1896)   piano maker
  Chickering, Jonas (b. 1798 d. 1853)   piano maker
  Chickering, Thomas E. (b. 1824 d. 1871)   piano maker
  Clark, Melville (d. 1918)   organ builder, piano maker
  Conway, Edwin S. (a. 1882)   piano maker
  Crehore, Benjamin (b. 1765 d. 1831)   string instrument maker, keyboard instrument maker
  Decker, Myron A. (b. 1823 d. 1901)   piano maker
  Ehrbar, Friedrich (b. 1827 d. 1905)   piano maker
  Emerson, William P. (d. 1871 a. 1849)   piano maker
  Engelhardt, Frederick   piano maker
  Erard, Jean-Baptiste (b. 1745 d. 1826)   piano maker
  Erard, Pierre (b. 1796 d. 1855)   instrument maker
  Erard, Sebastian (b. 1752 d. 1831)   harpsichord maker, piano
  Estey, Jacob (b. 1814 d. 1890)   organ builder
  Estey, Julius (b. 1845 d. 1902)   organ builder
  Fischer, Charles S. (b. 1818 a. 1843-1890)   piano maker
  Freund, John Christian (b. 1848 d. 1924)   music editor, publisher
  Fuller, Levi K. (b. 1841 d. 1896)   engineer, organ builder
  Gabler, Ernest (d. 1883 a. 1851)   piano maker
  Gray, James A. (d. 1889)   piano maker
  Gray, James A. (b. 1815 d. 1889)   piano maker
  Gray, James Stuart (b. 1857)   piano maker
  Gray, William James (b. 1853)   piano maker
  Gross, Jacob (b. 1819)   piano maker
  Haines, Napoleon J. (b. 1824 d. 1900)   piano maker
  Hardman, Hugh (b. 1815 a. 1840)   piano maker
  Hazelton, Frederick (a. 1851)   piano maker
  Hazelton, Henry (b. 1816)   piano maker
  Healy, Patrick Joseph (b. 1840 d. 1905 a. 1862)   harp maker, music seller
  Heintzman, Theodore August (b. 1817 d. 1899 a. 1860)   piano maker
  Herrburger, Josef (b. 1832)   piano maker
  Herz, Henri (b. 1803 d. ?)   compositore, pianista
  Hopkinson, John (b. 1811 d. 1886)   piano maker
  Ibach, Carl Rudolph (b. 1804 d. 1863)   piano maker
  Ibach, Walter (d. 1892)   piano maker
  Irmler, Johann Christian Gottl. (b. 1790 d. 1857)   piano maker
  Irmler, Oswald (d. 1905)   piano maker
  Irmler, Otto (d. 1861)   piano maker
  Isermann, C.W. (d. 1900 a. 1870)   piano maker
  Isermann, I.C.L. (b. 1813 d. 1898)   piano maker
  Knabe, Ernest (b. 1827 d. 1894)   piano maker
  Knabe, William (b. 1803 d. 1864)   piano maker
  Kohler, Charles (b. 1868)   piano maker
  Krakauer, David (d. 1900)   piano maker
  Krakauer, Simon (b. 1816 d. 1905 a. 1854)   piano maker
  Krell, Albert (b. 1833 d. 1900 a. 1848)   piano maker
  Kriegelstein, Jean Georges (b. 1801 d. 1865)   piano maker
  Kurtzmann, Christian (b. 1815 a. 1848)   piano maker
  Lindeman, Henry (b. 1838)   piano maker
  Lindeman, William (b. 1795 d. 1875)   piano maker
  Mason, J.R. (b. 1847)   piano maker
  Mathushek, Frederick (b. 1814 d. 1891 a. 1849)   piano maker
  McPhail, Andrew M. (d. 1902)   piano maker
  Miller, Henry F. (b. 1825 d. 1884)   piano maker
  Nickerson, William E. (a. 1877)   critic
  Osborne, John (b. 1792 d. 1835)   piano maker
  Packard, Isaac T. (a. 1871)   piano maker, reed organ maker
  Pape, Jean Henri (b. 1789 d. 1875)   piano maker
  Pfriemer, Charles (b. 1842 d. 1908 a. 1866)   piano maker
  Pleyel, Camille [Joseph Stephen Camille] (b. 1788 d. 1855 a. 1830-1831)   composer, piano
  Pleyel, Ignace Joseph (b. 1757 a. 19th century )   composer, Komponist
  Poehlmann, Moritz (b. 1823 d. 1902)   piano maker
  Powers, Patrick H. (b. 1826 a. 1890)   piano maker
  Rachals, Adolf (a. 1892)   piano maker
  Rachals, Mathias Ferdinand (b. 1801 d. 1866)   piano maker
  Ronisch, Karl (b. 1814 d. 1894)   piano maker
  Rosenkrantz, Ernst Philip (b. 1773 d. 1828)   piano maker
  Schiedmayer, Adolf (b. 1847 d. 1921)   piano maker
  Schiedmayer, Adolf (b. 1820 d. 1890)   piano maker
  Schiedmayer, Balthasar (b. 1711 d. 1781 a. 1735)   piano maker
  Schiedmayer, Johann Lorenz (b. 1786 d. 1860)   piano maker
  Schiedmayer, Julius (b. 1822 d. 1878)   piano maker
  Schiedmayer, Paul (b. 1829 d. 1890)   piano maker
  Schmidt, John Frederick (b. 1823 d. 1906)   piano maker
  Schomacker, Henry C. (b. 1840 a. 1870)   piano maker
  Schomacker, Johann Heinrich (b. 1800 d. 1875)   piano maker
  Schroder, Johann Friedrich (b. 1785 d. 1852 a. 1818)   piano maker
  Schroder, Karl Michael (b. 1828 d. 1889)   piano maker
  Schulz, Mathias (b. 1842)   piano maker
  Schulz, Otto (d. 1899)   piano maker
  Schwander, Jean (b. 1812)   piano maker
  Shudi, Burkat (b. 1702 d. 1773)   harpsichord maker
  Silbermann, Gottfried (b. 1683 d. 1753)   Instrumentenbauer, organ builder
  Simpson, John Boulton (a. 1874-1890)   piano maker
  Smith, Freeborn Garrettson (a. 1872)   piano maker
  Sohmer, Hugo (b. 1846 d. 1913)   piano maker
  Steck, George A. (b. 1829 d. 1897)   piano maker
  Steger, John V. (b. -1860)   piano maker
  Stein, Johann (Georg) Andreas (b. 1728 d. 1792)   keyboard instrument maker, Orgelbauer
  Steinway, Charles (b. 1829 d. 1865)   piano maker
  Steinway, Heinrich Engelhard (b. 1797 d. 1871)   piano maker
  Steinway, Henry (b. 1831 d. 1865)   piano maker
  Steinway, Henry (b. 1840 d. 1877)   piano maker
  Steinway, William (b. 1835 d. 1896)   piano maker
  Steinweg, Carl Friedrich Theodore (b. 1825 d. 1889)   piano maker
  Sterling, Charles A. (b. 1814 d. 1887 a. 1871)   organ builder
  Stieff, Charles Maximilian (b. 1805 d. 1862)   piano maker
  Story, Hampton L. (b. 1835)   piano maker
  Streicher, Johann Andreas (b. 1761 d. 1833)   piano, composer
  Streicher, Johann Baptist (b. 1796 d. 1871)   piano maker
  Trayser (a. 1849 active: 1869)   piano maker
  Tremaine, William B. (b. 1840 d. 1907)   piano, orchestra musician
  Vose, James Whiting (b. 1818 a. 1851)   piano maker
  Watson, Henry C. (b. 1818 d. 1875 a. 1841)   critic
  Weber, Albert (b. 1828 d. 1879)   piano maker
  Weickert, Carl Moritz (b. 1878)   piano maker
  Weickert, J.D. (b. 1751)   piano maker
  Wells, Charles Avery (a. 1876)   critic
  Wessell, Otto (b. 1845 d. 1899 a. 1874)   piano maker
  Wheelock, William E. (b. 1852 a. 1873)   piano maker
  White, Edward H. (b. 1855 d. 1899)   piano maker
  White, Henry Kirk (d. 1907 a. 1845)   piano maker
  White, Howard (b. 1856)   piano maker
  Whitney, Calvin (b. 1846 d. 1909)   piano maker
  Wing, Luman B. (d. 1873 a. 1868-1873)   piano maker
  Wolff, August (Desire Bernard) (b. 1821 d. 1887)   piano, facteur de pianos
  Wulsin, Lucien (b. 1845 d. 1912)   piano maker
  Wurlitzer, Franz Rudolph (b. 1831 d. 1914)   instrument maker, instrument dealer
  Yamaba, Torukusu (a. 1880)   piano maker

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