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Steinway, Henry

Syllabification: Stein·way, Henry
Pronunciation: /ˈstīnˌwā, ˈSHtīn-
 
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Definition of Steinway, Henry in English:

( 1797–1871), German piano-maker; resident in the US from 1849; born Heinrich Engelhard Steinweg; full name Henry Engelhard Steinway. He founded his piano-making firm in New York City in 1853.
Example sentences
  • It is a re-creation of a historic Steinway concert grand piano that was first exhibited at the New York World's Fair in 1939.
  • As part of its 150th anniversary, Steinway & Sons is looking for the oldest Steinway grand piano and upright.
  • Amongst its treasures is the monumental Steinway concert grand piano, presented to Wagner by Steinways on the occasion of the first performance of the Ring cycle in 1876.

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