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       Henry Engelhard Steinway

The German piano manufacturer Heinrich Engelhardt Steinweg (1797–1871)  settled in the United States (in 1851) and with his sons founded a piano factory in New York (1853). He legally changed his name to an anglicised version in 1864.

Room, A. (1981), ‘Name Stories’, Naming Names, p.145

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