FEATURE | That Time When Toronto Was The Piano Building Capital Of The World

If you were watching the opening ceremonies of the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, you might have taken in Lang Lang performing on a stunning nine-foot grand piano made of sparkling crystal. If you have a large screen TV, or saw other close-up footage, you might have noticed a detail that should have caught any Toronto music lover’s eye — the brand name of the piano was Heintzman. The piano was later auctioned off for $3.22 million, a record-setting price for a piano.

Read more at: https://www.ludwig-van.com/toronto/2018/10/25/feature-time-toronto-piano-building-capital-world/

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Anya Wassenberg

Freelance writer & singer