Piano Manufacturers in New York


New York State 1789 - 1911

Throughout the piano manufacturing boom of the 19th century, the majority of piano manufacturing companies and factories in the state of New York were established within the city of New York.

Year

Company Name

1789 Bacon Piano Co.
1821 Gibbons & Stone
1836 Henry Lindeman & S. G.
1837 Boardman & Gray
1840 Hazelton Brothers
1842 Hardman, Peck & Company
1844 Pease Piano Company
1845 J. & C. Fischer
  Horace Waters & Company
1846 Needham Piano Company
1848 Freeborn G Smith
  Kurtzmann & Co.
1851 Weber Piano Company
1852 Cable & Sons
  Kroeger Piano Company
1853 Steinway & Sons
1854 Ernest Gabler & Brothers
1856 Decker & Sons
  Wurlitzer Manfacturing Company
1857 George Steck & Company
1861 Behning Piano Company
  Biddle Piano Company
  Sporer, Carlson & Berry
  Vough Piano Company
1862 C. E. Byrne Piano Company
1864 Kranich & Bach
1867 Marshall & Mittauer
  Wing & Son
1869 Krakauer Brothers
1871 Doll, Jacob & Sons
  Mathushek & Son Piano Company
  Sturz Brothers
1872 Sohmer & Company
1874 James & Holmstrom
1875 Ahlstrom Piano Co.
1877 F. Connor
  Wheelock Piano Company
1878 O Wissner
  Jacob Brothers
  George Schleicher & Sons
1879 Weser Brothers
1880 Bollerman & Son
  Stultz & Bauer
1881 Behr Brothers & Company
  Stuyvesant Piano Company
  William Tonk & Brothers
1882 Wegmann Piano Co.
  Newby & Evans
  Schubert Piano Company
1884 Dusinberre & Co.
1885 Estey Piano Co.
1886 E. G. Harrington & Company
  Hasbrouck Piano Company
  Leckerling Piano Company
  Otto Wissner
1887 The Aeolian Company
  Bjur Brothers
  Braumuller Piano Company
  Lindeman & Sons Piano Company
1889 E. Leins Piano Company
  Ludwig & Company
  Paul G. Mehlin & Sons
  Peerless Piano Player Company
  Strich & Zeidler
  Virgil Practice Clavier Company
  F. Engelhardt & Songs
1891 Kelso & Company
  Ricca & Sons
1892 Henry Keller & Sons
  Lockhardt Piano Company
  Milton Piano Company
1893 Brockport Piano Co.
  O. W. Wuertz
1894 H Baumeister
  Kohler & Campbell
1896 Davenport & Treacy Piano Company
  G. B. Greve
  The Laffargue Company
1898 W. P. Haines & Company
  F. Radle
1899 Edwin B Bogart & Company
  Stadie & Son
  Walters Piano Company
1900 Chase & Baker Co.
  Winter & Company
1901 Amphion Co.
  Bailey Piano Mfg. Co.
  B. H. Janseen
  Lawrence Kirchhoff
  Ropelt & Sons Piano Company
1902 Becker Brothers
  R. S. Howard Company
  John Macfarlane
  W. F. Peters Company
1903 Aeolian-Weber Piano & Pianola Co.
  The Autopiano Company
  Rudolf Piano Company
1905 De Rivas & Harris
  Stultz & Company
  Goetzmann & Company
1906 Archer Piano Co.
  Bayer Piano Co.
  Lawson & Company
  Mansfield Piano Company
  Palmer Piano Company
  Telelectric Piano Player Company
1907 Homer Piano Company
1908 Universal Piano Company
1909 American Piano Company
  Stultz Brothers
  Warde Piano Company
1910 Carl Brambach & Son
  Collins & Kindler
  A. B. Furlong Piano Company
  Kindler & Collins
  Solingen Piano Company
1911 Stroud Piano Company

 

Sources

1972. Alfred Dolge, Pianos and their Makers: A Comprehensive History of the Development of the Piano. Dover Publications, Inc., New York, 461 - 464.