Directory of Piano Makers and Merchants in London 1760-1800

James LONGMAN

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Business activity:    Merchant  (Pianos and other musical inmstruments, Music publishing and selling)

Trading as, employed by or contracted to:    James Longman & Co. 1767-1769, Longman, Lukey & Co. 1769-1774, Longman, Lukey & Broderip 1775-1776, Longman & Broderip 1776-1798

Business Address:    Harp & Crown, 26 Cheapside 1767-1798, 13 Haymarket 1782-1798. 195 Tottenham Court Road 1791-1798

John LONGMAN

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Charles LUKEY

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(        -1776)

Business activity:  Merchant (Piano and other musical instruments, music publishing and selling)

Trading as, employed by or contracted to:    Longman, Lukey & Co. 1769-1775,  Longman, Lukey & Broderip 1775-1776

Business Address:   Harp & Crown, 26 Cheapside

Comments:  Charles Lukey died in 1776 and the firm became Longman & Broderip

Adam MARTIN

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Business activity:   Woodwind instrument maker and piano merchant. Resold square pianos made by Christopher Ganer under his own name c1785.  Example nameboard inscription: “Martin, Musical Instrument Maker, Hermitage, London”

Trading as, employed by or contracted to:   Adam Martin

Business Address:  Hermitage Bridge

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Joseph MERLIN

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Frederick NEUBAUER

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George PETHER

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Johannes POHLMAN

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Business activity:   Harpsichord and piano maker

Trading as, employed by or contracted to:    Johannes Pohlman 1767-1793

Business Address:    Compton Street, Soho, 113 Great Russell Street, Bloomsbury

 

John PRESTON

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William ROLFE

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Frederick? SCHOENE

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Thomas Henry SCHRADER

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Business activity:   Piano maker

Trading as, employed by or contracted to:   Gabriel Buntebart,  Buntebart & Co., Buntebart & Sievers  c1783-1794,   Thomas Schader 1794,  Schrader & Hartz until about 1802

Business Address:    7 Princes Street, Hanover Square

Comments:  When Buntebart died in 1794 the business was continued by Scharder, Buntebart’s forman.

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William SOUTHWELL

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Robert STODART

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Thomas TOMKISON

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Charles TRUTE

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Business activity:   Harpsichord and piano maker

Trading as, employed by or contracted to:   Charles Trute c1760-1794

Business Address:   7 Broad Street

Comments:   Trute moved his business to the United States about 1794

Harman Bernard VIETOR

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Business activity: Keyboard instrument maker, musical instrument seller and organist

Trading as, employed by or contracted to: Harman Vietor c1761-1771

Business Address: Porter Street, Newport Market

Comments: Vietor moved his business in the United States about 1772

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George WILKINSON

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Business activity:    Piano maker

Trading as, employed by or contracted to:   Broderip & Wilkinson 1798-1811, Wilkinson & Wornum 1810-1812  Wilkinson & Co. 1812-1835

Business Address:  13 Haymarket 1798-1810, 315 Oxford Street, 11 Princes Street, Hanover Square