The History of the Blüthner Piano Company


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Whenever it is about the piano industry, people refer to the “Big Four”. You might be wondering what the “Big Four” is, aren’t you? The Big Four refers to those four top piano industries that have been able to build trust with their customers. The “Big Four” band refers to the four standing-out piano brands, which include Steinway & Sons, C. Bechstein, Bosendorfer, and last but not least, Blüthner Pianos.

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Blüthner Pianos Since 1853

The Blüthner piano company was also established in 1853 by Christian Blüthner-Haessler just like a few other famous piano brands. The Blüthner piano company has been able to instill the idea of perfection and quality in their pianos. The mission of the piano company revolves around the motto “Quality above everything.” This classic piano company is located in the city of Leipzig, Germany.

Blüthner Piano Company, Germany, has always stood out among all the other piano companies. They are known worldwide for several reasons, among which quality is the most superior. A wide range of customers appreciate the pianos of this company because of their unmistakable sound and tone. They have always been able to give a fair amount of competition to their rivalries, whenever it comes to their eminent products, Blüthner Grand pianos and Blüthner Upright pianos.

Blüthner Pianos History Timeline

This company has had a fantastic number of exciting years in its history. For all this time, the company has done its best to come up with something better than before. So, a brief historical timeline of the Blüthner pianos is as follows:

  • 1853 to 1900
    • Establishing the Blüthner piano company after a long struggle
    • Promoting the instruments in different exhibitions to express their potential.
    • Gaining several medals and awards for the quality and superior musical instruments.
    • Expanding the factory and building the concert hall to showcase the elegant pianos.
    • Becoming one of the most essential and top piano brands in Europe
  • 1900 to 1950
    • Publishing the “Blüthner Freund” journal’s first edition.
    • Manufacturing the lightweight Grand Piano for the airship.
    • Destruction of the factory in the air raid during the World War and then rebuilding of it by Dr Rudolf Blüthner-Haessler.
  • 1950 to 2000
    • Getting continuous support from the famous pianist Wilhelm Kempff.
    • Gaining the honour of receiving 5 gold medals to date.
    • Display of the grand and upright pianos in the New Exhibition Hall.
  • 2000 to Present
    • Joining the top spot on the priority list of many famous pianists.
    • Ensuring the satisfaction of customers over time.

The Blüthner Piano Company has always been known for its pianos holding the quality tone. The company is also honoured for many innovative creations like Aliquot stringing. All in all, the piano company is one of the fantastic piano companies around the globe. It has never failed to provide the best to its customers in its total age of 166 years.