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March 5, 1853 in Music History

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Historic InventionSteinway & Sons Piano

Piano company Steinway & Sons founded by Heinrich Steinweg (later Henry Steinway) in New York City

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Steinway Piano Advertisement circa 1866
Steinway Piano Advertisement circa 1866
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Birthdays in Music

  • Arthur Foote, American classical composer, and a member of the "Boston Six" (Suite for Strings in E), born in Salem, Massachusetts (d. 1937)