Harold Bauer

Harold Bauer was born in a musical family in 1873, Surrey, Maldon, United Kingdom. He studied the violin from Britain's famous violin educator Adolf Lize from the age of 4 years . Loving for music from childhood, young Harold demonstrated his extraordinary talent. At the age of 6 years he began learning to music, and wrote the first Violin Sonata "Happy Romany". Only 9 years old, Harold began his first performance of his life. In 1888, Harold of 15-year-old held a public concert for violin and piano in his hometown, and was loved by the local people.

In 1892, the 19-year-old Harold met a very important turning point in his life. When he had a chance to attend rehearsal of Tchaikovsky B flat minor first piano concerto instead of pianist Paderewski, he was highly appreciated by the pianist Arthur Schnabel and was recommended to go for further study in the Paris Conservatoire. During studying in Paris, Harold often played the piano accompaniment for tour singer, sometimes played solo. In August 1892, Harold held his first solo concert in Théâtre du Châtelet and became famous.

In March 1893, Harold began his European tour. In the UK, the members of the royal family listened to the playing of Harold and were fascinated by his musical talent. At the Royal Banquet, Harold was often invited to attend to play and got acquainted with the famous piano master, W. Danemann. W. Danemann proposed that he could make a piano for Harold, they became good friends with each other and began to cooperate. Finally W. Danemann produced piano with the brand "Harrods' for Harold . Harold played that piano in concert, which completely expressed Harold's music style, meanwhile reflecting the exquisite skills of W. Danemann. Since then, many high society people came here especially to customize piano Harrods from Harold Bauer.

W. Danemann

The W. Danemann was famous piano master in 19th century, whose products had high quality, beautiful tone and sensitive touch. His production is very broad, covering different specifications of the piano. His piano had characteristic of that bass was stable and deep, alto was rich and warm and treble was clear and sweet such as Pearl singing. The materials of piano shell were well chosed meanwhile piano shape was gorgeous.


In 1881, show the clavichord designed by W. Danemann

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