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A close-up on: Joseph Ignaz Pleyel

 

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It was in 1807 that Ignaz Pleyel, the famous Austrian composer and Parisian music publisher, founded his famous piano manufactory. We bring you a mini dossier on the composer, his family, his factory and his influence on the world of piano music for more than 150 years.


 

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