Johann Andreas Stein

Johann Andreas Stein

Johann (Georg) Andreas Stein, (Heidesheim, 16 May 1728 - Augsburg, 29 February 1792) was an outstanding German maker of keyboard instruments, a central figure in the history of the piano. He was primarily responsible for the design of the so-called "Viennese" fortepiano, for which the piano music of Haydn, Mozart, and the early Beethoven was written.

Read more about Johann Andreas Stein:  Life, The Stein Piano Dynasty

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