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Brand Image Info Addresses
       
GABRYELSKA B.  

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1907

"Gabryelska B. has 300 permanent pieces of piano, piano, hamstring and samography. Main Market Square 35 (Krzysztofory)." Adresowa Krakow 1907, p. 345 (mtg-malopolska.org.pl)

 

 

35, Main Market Square (**1907), Cracow

 

GAREIS Josef Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1900

Followed in 1895 by Karl FRICKE

 

Legnica (Liegnitz, formerly Germany)

 

GEBAUHR Carl Julius

(1809 - 1881)

 

 

Image of an upright pianoforte on an advertisement from around 1880

 

 

Image of a grand pianoforte on an advertisement from around 1880

 

 

Grand pianoforte n° 704 ca. 1845-50, Jerry Domanski Collection, Warsaw, Poland
Grand piano
forte n° 1912 ca. 1850-55, Adam Afelski Collection, Bromberg, Poland
Grand piano
forte n° 2133 ca. 1855-57, Private Collection, Bromberg, Poland
Grand pianoforte n° 2706 ca. 1855, and his name plate, Cité de la Musique, Paris, France
Pyramid piano
forte n° 3823 ca. 1860, Private Collection, ?

LONDON - "Nach Erard'schen Vorbilde gebaut, stand obenan, von Gebauhr aus Königsberg, ein auch im Aeusern reich ausgestattetes Flügelinstrument. Erhielt eine Preis-medaille." Zeitschrift für Orgel-, Clavier- und Flügelbau: sowie für d ..., Volume 3, 1853, p. 44

PARIS - "22. (S. 10.) Gebauhr, Carl Julius, Königsberg i. Pr. Fortepianos." Allgemeine Zeitung München, 30/10/1851, p. 4845

VIENNA - "56. Gebauhr, C. J., Königsberg i Pr. - 2 Pianofortes, 1 Pianino. Errichtet 1833. Vollständig Pianofortefabrik mit Anfertigung der Mechaniken etc. 1871 : 250 Instrumente für 7,000 thlr. 108 Arb. 2 Dampfm. von 40 Pf. Stärk b. M. L. 51." Amtlicher katalog der ausstellung des Deutschen Reiches, 1873, p. 522

SYDNEY - "Gebauhr, C. J. Königberg - Cross-strung ebony grand, with Erard action." Official Record: Containing Introduction, History of ..., 1882, p. 557 (Expo Sydney)

INFO EXTRA

Carl Julius GEBAUHR on WIKIPEDIA

 

 

Pianoforte-maker since 1834, 'Manufacture de pianos' (*1893)

Gebrüder GEBAUHR (untill 1845), Carl Julius & Hermann GEBAUHR

C. J. GEBAUHR Söhne (*1851)

"Die Pianoforte-Fabrik von C. J. Gebauhr in Königsberg i. Pr., Königstrasse 68. 69., empliebst Concert-Flügel nach Erard'schem System, Salon-Flügel van 210 Thlr. ab, mit tranzölischer und Deutscher Mechanik, Pianino's von 190 Thlr. ab, und harmonium's neuester Construction in reichhaltigster Auswahl und in allen Holzarten. Mit allen in dieses Fach greifenden neuen Verbesserungen innig vertraut, sind die zweckmäßigsten angewandt. Sämmtliche Fabrikate zeichnen sich durch einen edlen vollen Ton, leichte Spielart, großte Derbagfeit und gute Stimmhaltung aus. - Solide Preise und ausgedehnteste Garantie. Alte Instrumente werden in Zabtung genommen und jede Reparatur gewissenbaft ausgeführt. Instrumente von auswärtigen renommirten Fabrikanten sind stets Vorr¨thig und werden in Fabriekspreisen verkauft." Kladderadatsch Berlin: das deutsche Magazin für Unpolitische, 19/05/1867, p. 88

NECROLOGY

1881 - "Mr. Carl Julius Gebauhr, the eminent pianoforte manufacturer of Konigsberg, Prussia, died on May 8th, at his residence in Konigsberg. The piano manufactory of C. J. Gebauhr was founded in 1834, and had attained great celebrity, the instruments were widely known and obtained medals and diplomas at nearly every exposition in Europe." The Musical Critic and Trade Review, 10/04/1881, p. 152 (The Arcade Museum)

Price medal London, 1851 | Exhibitors list Paris, 1867 | Medal Vienna, 1873 | Exhibitors list Sydney, 1881

 

 

68-69, Koenigstrasse (x1867)(*1893)(*1895)(*1903)(*1905)(*1907)(*1909), Królewiec (later Königsberg, Prussia, now Russian, as Kalinigrad)

Kaunas, Lithuania (formerly Kovno, Russia)

 

 

GEBETHNER G.

 

Image of a grand pianoforte on an advertisement

 

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer and editor ca. 1859-99  

415, rue de faubourg de Cracovie (*1859), 24, Nowi Iwat (*1895)(*1896)(*1897)(*1899), Warsaw (Warszawa)

 

 

GEBETHNER & WOLFF

 

 

Grand pianoforte in an advertisement in Dziennik Lodzki, 07/07/1891, p. 4 (bc.wbp.lodz.pl)

 

 

Grand pianoforte in an advertisement in Dobra Gospodyni 05/1904, p. 7 (sbc.wbp.kielce.pl)

 

 

Upright pianoforte n° 7008 ca. 1900, Museum of Industrial History, Opatówek, Poland

PUB

  Dziennik Lodzki, 07/07/1891, p. 4 (bc.wbp.lodz.pl)

 

Pianoforte-makers, piano dealers and editors of music ca. 1891-1937

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Dobra Gospodyni 05/1904, p. 7 (sbc.wbp.kielce.pl)

18, Piotrkowska Street (*1891), Łodz

38, rue du faubourg de Cracovie (*1893), 40, rue du faubourg de Cracovie (*1896)(*1899)(*1903)(*1905)(*1906), 17,  Cracow Street (**1904), 15, rue du faubourg de Cracovie (*1895)(*1907)(*1909), 40, rue Mazowieka (?), 17, Krak.-Przed. (19??), Warsaw (Warszawa)

a branch in Saint Petersburg (*1897)

123, Boulevard Saint-Germaine (*1936-37)(arr.6),
 Paris

GEISTER & SCHWABE  

 

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1893-1909 14, Kohlmarkt (*1893), 6, Montzstrasse (*1895)(*1896)(*1897)(*1899)(*1906)(*1907)(*1909), Legnica (Liegnitz, formerly Germany)
GERSTENBERGER Julius

 

 

Image of an upright pianoforte on an advertisement

 

PUB

SYDNEY - "Gerstenberger T., Liegnitz - Cross-strung concert piano, with repeating action, in walnut case." Official Record: Containing Introduction, History of ..., 1882, p. 557

SEE ALSO ...

GERSTENBERGER also in Vienna, Austria ca. 1815-63.

 

 

Pianoforte-maker since 1864

GERSTENBERGER (*1895)(*1896)(*1897)(*1899)

FRANKE & GERSTENBERGER (1925), see also FRANKE

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

 Exhibitors list Sydney, 1881

 

19, Hedwigstrasse (*1893)(*1895)(*1896)(*1897)(*1899)(*1906)(*1907)(*1909), Legnica (Liegnitz, formerly Germany)
GILEWICZ Julian  

 

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1877 1.3, Benedyktyńskim Place (*1877), Lwów
GLEBOCKI Mateusz  

 

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1870 48, Chłodna (*1870), Warsaw (Warszawa)
GLENZ  

 

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1??? Wrocław (Breslau, formerly Germany)
GOLMER Józefat Karol
| GOLMERA

 

Upright pianoforte ca. 1910-14, Museum of Industrial History, Opatówek, Poland

 

 

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1910-15

INFO EXTRA

Biography of GOLMER Józefat Karol in The Piano in Polish Collections, by Benjamin VOGEL

 

Radom
GRANCKE Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer since 1895 Warsaw (Warszawa)
GROMADZIŃSKI Karol  

"K. Gromadziński - newly decorated Concert Pianos - in Lviv, under number 310 in the house Gromadziński on the 1st floor. It is recommended to the audience with a great selection of pianos from the first Viennese and foreign factories at the lowest prices from 250 to 1000 zlotys. M. K. raise this price, too whose perfection is important. The construction is also maintained by the fisharmonics, the Panorque Orchestra, Piana (piano combined with fisharmonica), the piano in exchange receives used piano and all kinds of orders in the province and from abroad with delivery." (Google-translation) Przewodnik, 03/06/1856, p. 15

 

 

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1856-57


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"Karol Gromadzinski. The Piano shop in Lviv [Lwów], next to the Ferdinand Square at 310 in Gromadzinski's house on the first floor, recommends to the Honorary Audience numerous selections of pianos from the first Viennese and foreign factories at the most affordable prices, for which durability and perfection will completely recede. This is the point that the pianos of the famous Breitkopf factory in Leipzig, with English-language music (sold only by Galician folk), continue to be orchestral orchestras, panorque-pianas (pianos, piano), concerts and tp; You can find here also already used pianos and all kinds of orders from the provinces and from abroad." (Google-translation) Haliczanin, Kalendarz powsechny na rok panski 1857, p. 86 (jbc.bj.uj.edu.pl)

 

310, Cracow Place (*1856), 310, Ferdinand Square, house Gromadziński (*1857), Lwów (now Lviv in Ukraine)
GROSSPIETSCH A.  

Upright pianoforte n° 2757 ca. 1848?-1860?, Private collection, Warsaw, Poland

 

'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1840-60

 Wrocław (Breslau, formerly Germany)

GROSSPIETSCH Johann

 

 

 

Upright pianoforte n° 1077 ca. 1870, Museum of Industrial History, Opatówek, Poland
Upright pianoforte n° 1524 ca. 1880-90, Museum of Industrial History, Opatówek, Poland

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1893-1929 Koenigstrasse (*1893), 11, Konigstrasse (x1897), 22, Stadtgraben (*1896)(*1897), 22, Schweidnitzer Stadtgrb. (*1899)(*1903), 33, Kaiser Wilhelmestrasse (*1905)(*1906)(*1907), 2, Schweidnitzer Stadtgraben (*1929), Wrocław (Breslau, formerly Germany)
GRZEGORZEWKI Józef Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. (date ?) 117, Piotrkowska Street (??), Łodz
GRUSZCZYNSKI A. Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. (date ?) Warsaw (Warszawa)
 

 

(*1851): 'Allgemeine Zeitung München, 30/10/1851, p. 4845

(*1856): 'Przewodnik', 03/06/1856, p. 15

(*1857): 'Haliczanin, Kalendarz powsechny na rok panski 1857', p. 86 (jbc.bj.uj.edu.pl)

(*1859): ‘ Valse pour violoncelle avec accompagnement de piano par M. Modzelewski. Op. 10’, 1859, p. 1

(x1867): 'Kladderadatsch Berlin: das deutsche Magazin für Unpolitische...', 19/05/1867, p. 88

(*1877): 'Kalendarz "Chaty": czasopisma Ludowego wychodzacego we Lwowie rok 1877'

(*1891): 'Dziennik Lodzki', 07/07/1891, p. 4 (bc.wbp.lodz.pl)

(*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, Königsberg p. 634

(*1895): 'Annuaire des artistes et de l'enseignement dramatique et musical', 1895, (Gallica), Warsaw p. 840, Breslau p. 693, Liegnitz p. 706, Königsberg p. 703

(*1896): ‘Annuaire des artistes et de l'enseignement dramatique et musical', 1896, (Gallica), Warsaw p. 837, Breslau p. 685, Danzig p. 688, Liegnitz p. 698

(*1897): 'Annuaire des artistes et de l'enseignement dramatique et musical', 1897, (Gallica), Warsaw p. 973, Breslau p. 811, Königsberg p. 821, Liegnitz p. 824

(x1897): 'Journal mensuel de l'Academie Nationale', 1897, p. 32

(*1899): 'Annuaire des artistes et de l'enseignement dramatique et musical', 1899, Breslau p. 972 Liegnitz p. 988, Warsaw p. 1161 (Gallica)

 

 

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

(**1904): 'Dobra Gospodyni', 05/1904, p. 7 (sbc.wbp.kielce.pl)

(*1905): ‘Annuaire des artistes et de l'enseignement dramatique et musical’, 1905, (Gallica), Warsaw p. 1255, Breslau p. 1071, Königsberg p. 1079

(*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, Königsberg p. 1069

(**1907): 'Adresowa Krakow 1907', p. 345 (mtg-malopolska.org.pl)

(*1909): ‘Annuaire des artistes et de l'enseignement dramatique et musical’, 1909, (Gallica), Warsaw p. 1278, Breslau p. 1068, Liegnitz p. 1079, Königsberg p. 1076

(*1929): 'Musique-Adresses Universel', 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.

 

 
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