h. e. steinway


Henry Engelhard [eng-guhl-hahrd, -hahrt] , (Heinrich Engelhard Steinweg) 1797–1871, U.S. piano manufacturer, born in Germany.
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Steinway (ˈstɑɪnweɪ)
Henry (Engelhard), original name Heinrich Engelhardt Steinweg. 1797--1871, US piano maker, born in Germany

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make of pianos, from Henry Englehard Steinway (1797-1871), celebrated Ger. piano-builder who founded the firm in New York in 1853.
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