Over 160 Years of Fine Pianos | Quick Facts about Steinways
For over 160 years, the name “Steinway” has represented the finest quality in the piano industry. Founded by Henry E. Steinway, the company quickly became a leader in both craftsmanship and innovation. Over a century and a half later Steinway & Sons continues to expand and grow. With the slogan “The Instrument of the Immortals” Steinway pianos became the preferred choice of over 90% of professional concert pianists due to their unmistakable touch and tone. Scroll through the handy infographic to learn more about the rich history and work that goes into pianos bearing the name of Steinway. [Click the infographic to expand.]
In 1853 Steinway & Sons was founded by Henry Z. Steinway
Over 90% of Concert Artists choose to perform on Steinway Grand Pianos. A truly staggering number!
A Steinway Grand Piano features over 12,000 individual parts.
Steinway has built over 600,000 pianos.
The action houses almost all a piano’s moving parts.
A Steinway Model D Concert Grand weighs almost half a ton.
Steinway is one of the only surviving piano manufacturers in the United States today.
Henry Z. Steinway was the last member of the Steinway family to serve as President.
Over 125 patents have been granted to the company.
In 2013 Paulson & Company purchased Steinway, taking the company private again.
Just because they get old doesn’t mean they retire! Many universities, pianists and venues prefer vintage Steinways.
About Us: We hope you enjoyed this infographic! Chupp’s Piano Service, Inc. has been specializing in the premium restoration and rebuilding of vintage Steinway & Sons Grand Pianos since 1975. With extensive education, training and over four decades of experience, Chupp’s Pianos is proud to help return historic Steinways to their rightful place as top concert level instruments. We do not simply change parts, we go through every aspect of the instrument ensuring that every piano we rebuild reaches its full potential. Our fully restored Steinway grand pianos grace the stages of universities, concert venues and the homes of accomplished pianists around the world.
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