Comments: Gratuitous Musickal Geekery Posting

He's not completely forgotten: Pleyel was also the founder of the piano manufacturers Pleyel et Cie, whose instruments Chopin preferred as did Alfred Cortot and Wanda Landowska a century later. They're still very much in business.

Posted by The Bovina Bloviator at June 18, 2008 02:34 PM