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Pianoforte-makers in Poland

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Brand Image Info Addresses
       
FEY Carl Julius

 

Grand pianoforte ca. 1835-1845, Muzeum Historii Przemysłu w Opatówku, Opatówek, Poland

 

Pianoforte-maker ca. 1835-45 Syców (Wartenberg, formerly Germany)
FIBIGER Aleksander
| FIBIGERÓW
 

Upright pianoforte n° 55 ca. 1900, Museum of Industrial History, Opatówek, Poland
Grand pianoforte n° 20041 de 1938-39, Museum of Industrial History, Opatówek, Poland

INFO EXTRA

Biography of FIBIGER Brothers in The Piano in Polish Collections, by Benjamin VOGEL

 

 

Pianoforte-makers and/or piano dealers ca. 1929

FIBIGER Karol & Aleksander (*1929), BRACIA FIBIGER, Brand : APOLLO

FIBIGER Andreas & GRIB (?) 

Brüder Andreas GRIB (?)

 

16, Polna (*1929), Calisia (Kalisz)
FIBIGER Gustav Arnold
| FIBIGERÓW
 

Upright pianoforte n° 1698 ca. 1895, Museum of Industrial History, Opatówek, Poland
Grand pianoforte n°2715 ca 1902, Museum of Industrial History, Opatówek, Poland
Upright pianoforte n° 2958 ca. 1903-05, Museum of Industrial History, Opatówek, Poland
Upright pianoforte n° 14424 ca. 1905, Museum of Industrial History, Opatówek, Poland
Upright pianoforte n° 18274 ca. 1933, Museum of Industrial History, Opatówek, Poland
Grand pianoforte n° 310553-4381 ca. 1938-39, Museum of Industrial History, Opatówek, Poland

 

Pianoforte-maker ca. 1929

Brand names are CALISIA, Richard MAHN and Arnold FIBIGER

Gustav Arnold FIBIGER was the founder of the FIBIGER factory.

Gustaw FIBIGER II was the successor.

Now it is named CALISIA, since 1949

INFO EXTRA

Biography of Arnold FIBIGER in The Piano in Polish Collections, by Benjamin VOGEL

Arnold Fibiger – Wikipedia

The FIBIGER History Family

Gold medal Warsaw, 1890 | Grand prix London, 1906

9, Szopena (*1929), Calisia (Kalisz)
FIEBIG J. A. 'Pianoforte-Verfertiger' ca. 1843 4 E, Engelsburg (1843)(4), Wrocław (Breslau, formerly Germany)
FIEDLER Karol  

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1895-1906

FIEDLER C. O. (*1897)(*1903)

 

45, Wielka (*1895)(*1896)(*1897), 64, Nowo Swiet (*1903)(*1905)(*1906), Warsaw (Warszawa)
FILHARMONIA Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1929

MICALMACHARA J.

26, Dominikańska (*1929), Grodno
FLUX J. G. Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer (date ?) Gleiwitz
FRANKE Arthur

PUB

Zeitschrift für Instrumentenbau, 1934-35, p. 290 (Bayerische StaatsBibliothek)

 

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer, established in 1919.

FRANKE & SPONNAGEL (1925), see also SPONNAGEL

FRANKE, SPONNAGEL & GERSTENBERGER (1925), see also GERSTENBERGER

 

Legnica (Liegnitz, formerly Germany)
FRANKE Robert  

 

'Pianoforte-Fabrikant' ca. 1868 35, Albertsrasse (1868)(4), Wrocław (Breslau, formerly Germany)
FRANKENBACH  

 

Brand of pianos made in Poland, and partially in Korea. ???
FREIBURGH  

 

Brand of pianos made in Poland, and partially in Korea. ???
FREYTAG Andreas Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer (date ?) Legnica (Liegnitz, formerly Germany)
FRICKE Karl  

JOURNAL

"Die Firma Karl Fricke, Pianofortefabrik in Liegnitz, hat am 1. Oktober d. J. ihr Zweiggeschäft und ihre Verkaufsabteilung Musikhaus Fricke (früher J. Gareis), gegr. 1895, von Ring 35 nach Ring 38 verlegt. Das Geschäft wird in den neuen, bedeutend größeren Räumen, in seinen einzelnen Abteilungen Pianos, Flügel, Harmoniums, Sprechapparate und Schallplatten, Musikinstrumente und Musikalien umfassen und im vergrößerton Maße weitergeführt werden. Die Fabrikationsräume befinden sich nach wie vor Gerichtsstraße 29/30." Zeitschrift für Instrumentenbau, 1928, p. 89

PUB

Zeitschrift für Instrumentenbau, 1934-35, p. 291 (Bayerische StaatsBibliothek) 

 

 

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer since 1905

Successor of Josef GAREIS

Patent of 1930 : Resonanzbodensteg fuer Klavier oder Fluegel (Google.com/patents)
Patent of 1936-39 : Resonanzboden mit gekruemmtem Saitensteg und einem Gegensteg fuer Klaviere, Fluegel u. dgl. (Google.com/patents)

INFO EXTRA

History of Carl FRICKE on pianohaus-fricke.de

 

29/30, Gerichtsstraße (*1928), Legnica (Liegnitz, formerly Germany)
FRIEBEL  

 

Brand of pianos

The factory was succeeded by Gottl. PÄTZOLD as the following :

FRIEBEL, FÖRSTER & PÄTZOLD, associated in 1886 (*1893)(1895)

FRIEBEL & FÖRSTER (*1906)(*1909)

 

20, Goldbergastrasse (*1893)(*1895)(*1906)(*1907)(*1909), Legnica (Liegnitz, formerly Germany)
FRITSCHE K. (Charles) Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1893-97  

25, rue Swieto-Kryska (*1893)(*1895)(*1896)(*1897), Warsaw (Warszawa)


FRÖLICH Johann
 

Grand pianoforte ca. 1806, Musikinstrumenten Museum, Berlin, Germany

 

Pianoforte-maker ca. 1800-10  

Królewiec (later Königsberg, formerly Prussia, now Russian, as Kalinigrad)

FRYCZ Karol (Carl)
| FRICKE
Pianoforte-maker since 1905

Succeeded by Traugott BERNDT, Breslau, in 1936.

 

Legnica (Liegnitz, formerly Germany)

Wrocław (Breslau, formerly Germany)

 

FUCHS Anton  

 

'Pianoforte-fabrikant' ca. 18?? 31, Johannisgasse (18??), Danzig (now back Gdańsk)
FUCHS Daniel  

Grand pianoforte ca. 1800, Muzeum Narodowe, Cracow, Poland

 

Pianoforte-maker ca. 1797-1800 Cracow (Kraków)
FUHRIG Franciszek (Franc)
| FURYG
 

Grand pianoforte ca. 1850, Muzeum Kazimierza Dolnego, Kazimierz Dolny, Poland

 

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1850 Warsaw (Warszawa)
FURGOLL Joh.  

 

'Pianoforte-fabrikant' ca. 18?? Gliwice
 

 

(*1893): 'Annuaire des artistes et de l'enseignement dramatique et musical', 1893, (Gallica), Warsaw p. 741, Breslau p. 621, Danzig p. 624, Liegnitz p. 637

(*1895): 'Annuaire des artistes et de l'enseignement dramatique et musical', 1895, (Gallica), Warsaw p. 840, Breslau p. 693, Liegnitz p. 706

(*1896): ‘Annuaire des artistes et de l'enseignement dramatique et musical', 1896, (Gallica), Warsaw p. 837 , Breslau p. 685, Danzig p. 688

(*1897): 'Annuaire des artistes et de l'enseignement dramatique et musical', 1897, (Gallica), Warsaw p. 973, Breslau p. 811

 

 

 

(*1903): 'Annuaire des artistes et de l'enseignement dramatique et musical', 1903, (Gallica), Warsaw p. 1254, Breslau p. 1066, Danzig p. 1068, Königsberg p. 1075

(*1905): ‘Annuaire des artistes et de l'enseignement dramatique et musical’, 1905, (Gallica), Warsaw p. 1255, Breslau p. 1071

(*1906): ‘Annuaire des artistes et de l'enseignement dramatique et musical’, 1906, (Gallica), Warsaw p. 1250, Breslau p. 1056, Liegnitz p. 1068

(*1907): ‘Annuaire des artistes et de l'enseignement dramatique et musical’, 1907, (Gallica), Warsaw p. 1255, Breslau p. 1061, Liegnitz p. 1072

(*1909): ‘Annuaire des artistes et de l'enseignement dramatique et musical’, 1909, (Gallica), Warsaw p. 1278, Breslau p. 1068, Liegnitz p. 1079

(*1928): 'Zeitschrift für Instrumentenbau', 1928, p. 89

(*1929): 'Musique-Adresses Universel', Volume 11, 1929

(1): 'Histoire de piano de 1700 à 1950', Mario Pizzi, 1983

(2): B. Vogel, 'Fortepian polski, Budownictwo fortepianów na ziemiach polskich od poł. XVIII w. do II wojny światowej', Warsawa 1995

(3): Wroclaw piano manufacturers at the end of the 18th and during the 19th century, by Rottermund K.

(4): 'Historic Addressbooks in Germany'

 

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