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GABRYELSKA B. Frau
| GABRIELSKA
 

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1890-1907 [since 1877 (x1906)]

'Pianohandlung' (xx1890)

Owner : Zdzislaw GABRYELSKI (x1906), 'Piano- u. Harmonium-Handlung'

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

 

 

35, Krzysztofory (xx1890), 35, Ringplatz [Main Market Square] (x1906)(**1907), Kraków (Cracow)

 

GAREIS Josef  

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1900

Followed in 1895 by Karl FRICKE

 

 

Legnica (Liegnitz, formerly Germany)

 

 

GEBETHNER Gustav

Image of a grand pianoforte on an advertisement

 

'Pianoforte-maker' and editor ca. 1859-99

'Pianofabrik' (xx1890)

 

415, rue de faubourg de Cracovie (*1859), 24, Nowy Swiat (xx1890)(*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. 1890-1937

'Engros-Lager von Pianos. Haupt-Vertreter der Fabriken : Julius Blüthner in Leipzig und Malecki in Warschau' (xx1890)

PUB
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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 (xx1890)(*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

GEBHARDT Max  

 

'Pianoforte-Fabrikant' ca. 1906-12 [since 1893 (x1906)(x1912)]

'Pianobauer, sowie Händler mit Piaos u. Harmoniums, sowie Reparateur. Gerichtl. vereid. Sachverständiger' (x1912)

30, Danzigerstrasse (xx1890)(x1912), Bydgoszcz (before Bromberg, formerly Germany)
GEHDE Richard  

 

'Pianoforte-Fabrikant' ca. 1890 1, Kaiserstrasse (xx1890), Bytom (formerly Beuthen, Germany)
GEISTER & SCHWABE  

"Gegründet 1871 - Pianoforte-Fabrik. Mehrfach pramiirt.
GEISTER & SCHWABE - LIEGNITZ. Specialität: Kreuz- und gradsaitige Pianinos in bester Ausführung für den Export. Ulustrirte Preisconrante gratis und franko." Weltadressbuch der gesammten Musikinstrumenten-Industrie, 1890, p. 25 (digital.slub-dresden.de)

 

'Pianoforte-Fabrikant' ca. 1890-1909 [since 1871 (x1906)]

Owners : Julius GEISTER & Ferdinand SCHWABE (x1906), 'Spezialität: Kreuzsaitige Pianos für Export'

Prok.: Hugo LUSCHE (x1906)

9, Kohlmarkt (xx1890), 14, Kohlmarkt (*1893), 6, Montzstrasse (*1895)(*1896)(*1897)(*1899)(*1906)(*1907)(*1909), 6, Moritzstrasse (x1906), Legnica (Liegnitz, formerly Germany)
GERSTENBERGER Julius

 

 

Image of an upright pianoforte on an advertisement

 

 

 

MELBOURNE - "Gerstenberger, T., Liegnitz. - Cross-strung concert piano, with repeating action, in walnut case." Official record, Melbourne internat. exhib. 1880, p. 557

MELBOURNE - "COTTAGE PIANOS. [...] GERSTENBERGER, Liegnitz. — Tall instrument, high frame, great length of string. Third award." Official Record: Containing Introduction, History of Exhibition, Description ..., 1882, p. 50

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

MELBOURNE - "336 Gerstenberger, J., Liegnitz - Upright pianos of various constructions in walnut." Official Record of the Centennial International Exhibition Melbourne: 1888-1889, p. 412

SEE ALSO ...

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

 

 

'Hof-Pianoforte-Fabrikant' ca. 1890-1909 [since 1864 (x1906)]

Inhaber : J. NIEGISCH G. (xx1890)

GERSTENBERGER [J.] (*1895)(*1896)(*1897)(*1899)

Inhaber : G. NIEGISCH (x1906)

FRANKE & GERSTENBERGER (1925), see also FRANKE

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

Bronze medal Melbourne, 1880 | Exhibitors list Sydney, 1881 | Exhibitors list Melbourne, 1888

 

 

19, Hedwigstrasse (xx1890)(*1893)(*1895)(*1896)(*1897)(*1899)(*1906)(*1907)(*1909), 31, Dedwigstrasse (x1906), Factory : 1, Wilhelmstrasse (x1906), Legnica (Liegnitz, formerly Germany)
GILEWICZ Julian  

 

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

 

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906 79, Heiligegeistgasse (x1906), Gdańsk (before Danzig, formerly Germany)
GLASER Gebrüder  

 

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1929

'Piano- und Kunstspielpianofabrik' (*1929)

25, Spitzweidenweg (*1929), Breslau
GLEBOCKI Mateusz  

 

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

 

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1912 [since 1856 (x1912)]

Owner : Paul BARTHEL (x1912), 'Musikal.-, Piano-, Harmonium-, Musikinstr.- u. Saiten-Handlung' (x1912)

59a, Altbüsserstrasse (x1912), Wrocław (Breslau, formerly Germany)
GLENZ Josef  

 

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1??? Wrocław (Breslau, formerly Germany)
GLIMM VON PETERSDORFF Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906 28, Bahnhofstrasse (x1906), Słupsk (Stolp, formerly Germany)
GLUCKSBERG  

 

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1845; (**1845) Warsaw (Warszawa)
GOERMAR J. Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1890 11, Bahnhofstrasse (xx1890), Żary (formerly Sorau, Germany)
GOLDMANN August Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906-12 [since 1898 (x1906)(x1912)]

'Musiklehrer, handelt auch mit Musikal., Pianos, Musikinstr, Musikw. u. Sprechm.' (x1912)

4, Grosse Kirchstrasse (x1906), 95, Niederstrasse (x1912), Zielona Góra (Grünberg formerly Germany)
GOLDMANN & BRÜDER Ignaz  

 

Pianoforte-makers and/or pianoforte dealers ca. 1906 Schlossgraben (x1906), Bielsko-biała (Bielitz, formerly Austria-Hungary)
GOLISCH Fritz Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1890 238, Warschauerstrasse (xx1890), Gniezno (formerly Gnesen, 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
GRADENWITZ G. Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1890 Peter-Paul-Passage (xx1890), Legnica (Liegnitz, formerly Germany)
GRANCKE Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer since 1895 Warsaw (Warszawa)
GRIMM Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer (date?)

Successor of KAMIEŃSKI

7, Rymarska (??), Warsaw (Warszawa)
GRIMM Bernhard 1867 - "Schlesien. Schweidnitz. Einen besonders guten Ruf hat sich die Grimm'sche Werkstatt für Flügelinstrumente zu Reichenbach erworben." Statistique Prusse, 1867, p. 143  

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1863-67 [since 1838 (x1863)]

1862 - "Die Flügel- Fabrik von Bernhard Grimm in Reichenbach beschäftigt unausgesegt mehr als 30 Personen und hat bis jetzt nahe an 1000 Instrumente gefertigt. Sie besteht seit 1838, dürfte die bedeutendste dgl. Anstalt in Schles. sein, und es gehen aus ihr Instrumente nach Rußland, Schweden u. Norwegen; sie soll bedeutend vergrößert werden, so daß in ihr jährl. 100 Instrumente gefertigt werden können." Ruebezahlider Schlesische Provinzialblaetter, 1862, p. 703

1863 - "Instrumentenbauer Bernhard Grimm, Reichenbach, hat s. 1000sten Flügel vollendet, was am 15. Febr. Anlaß zu e. großen Feste in s. Etablissement gab. Dieses wurde Sept. 1838 in kleinem Umfang begründet u. in neuerer Zeit so bedeutend erweitert, daß der Fabrikherr binnen 10 J. das 2te Tausend Flügel zu vollenden bofft (BZ 80)." Ruebezahlider Schlesische Provinzialblaetter, 1863, p. 253

 

Dzierżoniów (Reichenbach)
GRITZMANN J. 'Pianobauer' ca. 1890 6, Braustrasse (xx1890), Racibórz (before Ratibor, Germany)
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?-60?, Private collection, Warsaw, Poland

 

'Pianoforte-maker' ca. 1840-90

'Pianohandlung' (xx1890)

 11, Königstrasse (xx1890), 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. 1870-1929 [since 1866 (x1906)(x1912)]

Owner : Robert HECKEL, Kgl. Sächs. u. Herzogl. Meckl. Hofl. (x1906)(x1912) in Breslau

'Hof-Piano- u. Harmonium-Handlung' (x1912)

MAIN FIRM : Koenigstrasse (*1893), 11, Konigstrasse (x1897), 22, Stadtgraben (*1896)(*1897), 22, Schweidnitzer Stadtgraben (*1899)(*1903)(x1906)(x1912), 33, Kaiser Wilhelmestrasse (*1905)(*1906)(*1907), 2, Schweidnitzer Stadtgraben (*1929), Wrocław (Breslau, formerly Germany)

BRANCH : 12, Friedrichplatz (by Willi KIESEWETTER - 1912)(x1912), Katowice (Kattowitz, before Germany)

GRUSZCZYNSKI A. Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1890

'Pianoreparateur und Stimmer' (xx1890)

9, Nowy Swiat (xx1890), Warsaw (Warszawa)
GRZEGORZEWKI Józef Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. (date ?) 117, Piotrkowska Street (??), Łodz
GRZYWIENSKI A. H.  

 

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906 2, Ringplatz (x1906), Przemyśl (formerly Austria-Hungary)
GUTKÄS doris  

 

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1906 77, Langgasse (x1906), Gdańsk (before Danzig, formerly Germany)
GÜTTLER Oswald  

 

Pianoforte-maker and/or pianoforte dealer ca. 1912 [since 1890 (x1912)]

'Uhrmacher, führt auch Pianos, Musikw., Musikinstr. u. Sprechm.' (x1912)

Kuźnice Świdnickie (before Fellhammer, formerly Germany)
 

 

(**1845): 'Annuaire musical: contenant les noms et adresses des amateurs, artistes et commerçants en musique de Paris, des départemens et de l'étranger, par une société de musiciens', 1845, p. 303-304 (Gallica)

(*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

(x1863): 'Ruebezahlider Schlesische Provinzialblaetter', 1863, p. 253

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

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

(x1878): 'Rosenzweig's Allgemeines Original-Adressbuch', 1878-79, p. 568, et Pianoforte-Fabriken und Niederlagen p. 1015

(xx1890): 'Weltadressbücher der Musikinstrumenten-Industrie', Paul De Wit, 1890, Beuthen p. 12, Breslau p. 14, Liegnitz p. 45, Ratibor p. 56, Sorau p. 59, Krakau p. 75, Warschau p. 98 (digital.slub-dresden.de)

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

(*1893): 'Annuaire des artistes et de l'enseignement dramatique et musical', 1893, Warsaw p. 741, Breslau p. 621, Danzig p. 624, Liegnitz p. 637, Königsberg p. 634 (Gallica)

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

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

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

(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, Warsaw p. 1254, Breslau p. 1066, Königsberg p. 1075 (Gallica)

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

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

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

(x1906): 'Weltadressbuch der gesammten Musikinstrumenten-Industrie, 1906, Bielitz p. 241, Breslau p. 61-62, Bromberg p. 63, Danzig p. 68, Grünberg p. 100, Liegnitz p. 159-160, Stolp p. 214, Krakau p. 261, Przemysl p. 271  (digital.sim.spk-berlin.de)

(*1907): ‘Annuaire des artistes et de l'enseignement dramatique et musical’, 1907, Warsaw p. 1255, Breslau p. 1061, Liegnitz p. 1072, Königsberg p. 1069 (Gallica)

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

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

(x1912): 'Welt-Adressbuch der gesamten Musikinstrumenten-Industrie', 1912, Breslau p. 92-94, Bromberg p. 94, Fellhammer p. 126, Grünberg p. 144, Kattowitz p. 180 (digital.sim.spk-berlin.de)

(*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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