Category Archives: Piano for sale

The History of Sauter Pianos

The Sauter piano company was not instantly opened when the founder decided to learn how to build pianos. Instead, the journey of Johann Grimm began long before this company opened.  Johann loved music and he chose to travel to Vienna in 1813 to learn how to build pianos from Johann Andreas Streicher and Streicher’s wife,...

What You Must Know Before Purchasing a Used Piano on Craigslist

Craigslist, or many of the other online platforms that sell used items, can be a goldmine for purchasing numerous things. However, you must be aware of who you are purchasing from and the condition of the item that you are purchasing. Therefore, we do not recommend telling someone that you will purchase their piano before...

The 155th Anniversary of the Petrof Piano

After visiting the Petrof piano factory in May this year, I learned so much about Petrof's history and their passion for building high-quality pianos for music lovers.  I was grateful for the opportunity to visit their factory. Among all the beautiful pianos they made, what impressed me the most is their special edition "Ant. Petrof"...

Enjoy the Music During Piano City Milano

Eight years ago, back in 2012, a festival type experience was proposed to appease to both local and tourist music lovers in Milan.  That was the year that Piano City Milano was born, and it has grown into a fabulous three-day event that is attended by thousands of people from around the world. Daniela Cattaneo Diaz...

The History Behind Blüthner Pianos

Julius Blüthner was born in March of 1824 and he founded the Blüthner piano in Leipzig, Germany in 1853.  Almost one hundred and sixty-six years later, this piano company is still going strong and continues to be managed by the Blüthner family to this very day. After founding the company, Blüthner worked...

The History of the Samick Pianos

Hyo Ick Lee began the Samick piano company in South Korea back in 1958 and in the beginning, the country was still facing heartache and challenges from the war, but he managed to use imported parts to manufacture vertical pianos during the 1960s. As soon as the economy improved in his country, Hyo Ick Lee...

Everything Everyone Should Know About the Fazioli Piano

Paolo Fazioli was not destined to become a piano maker when he was born in the city of Rome in 1944, as his entire family specialized in making furniture.  However, he found that he had an ear for the piano and graduated with a diploma in piano from the G. Rossini Conservatory and...

Bösendorfer Pianos: A History

Bösendorfer is one of the most respected piano manufacturers in the world since it was founded in 1828 by Ignaz Bösendorfer. The brand is known for their original pianos and credited with many innovations in piano construction. History Ignaz Bösendorfer started his piano making business in Vienna on July 23, 1828, when he...

The World’s best Selling Piano – PEARL RIVER PIANOS

The Pearl River Piano Group was established in 1956 and over the past six decades, has become the manufacturer of the world’s best-selling piano as well as the largest piano manufacturer in the world. The company is based in China, produces more than 120,000 pianos every year by over 2,000 workers. Their pianos are shipped...