Definition of Henry engelhard steinway
1. Noun. United States piano maker (born in Germany) who founded a famous piano manufacturing firm in New York (1797-1871).
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1. Grove's Dictionary of Music and Musicians by George Grove (1908)
"... in the improvement and development of the instrument have become historical. henry engelhard steinway (originally STEIN- WEG, see below) was born Feb. ..."
2. Music (1897)
"The three great representative personalities of this family were the father, Mr. henry engelhard steinway, born in an obscure forest hamlet in the Harz ..."
3. The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography: Being the History of the by James Terry White (1895)
"STEINWAY, William, piano manufacturer, was born at Seesen, near Brunswick, Germany, March 5, 1836, the son of henry engelhard steinway, the founder of the ..."
4. History of the American Pianoforte: Its Technical Development, and the Trade by Daniel Spillane (1890)
"henry engelhard steinway was born February 15th, 1797, in Wolfshagen, a romantic hamlet in the Hartz Mountains, a region noted in German legendary song and ..."
5. History of American Music by William Lines Hubbard (1908)
"Few men have had a history as remarkable as henry engelhard steinway, founder of the company. Born on Feb. 15, 1797, in Wolfshagen, Germany, a small forest ..."