C. Kypreos Pianos

C. Kypreos Pianos
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Pianos of London was founded in 1975 by Christopher Kypreos. Originally located just around the corner from the BBC Maida Vale recording studios, we soon became the piano shop of preference for many jazz and classical musicians, including Mike Westbrook and Andre Previn.

However, most of our customers continue to be enthusiasts and young musicians, working their way through the grades. We moved to North West London in the mid- Eighties, (not far from IKEA), and have traded here ever since.

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  • 5 Leopold Road
    Willesden, London NW10 9LN
    England
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Did You Know Piano Facts

1730
The firm of Kirkman piano makers was founded in 1730, according to the Pierce Piano Atlas. However, Kirkman inherited the business from Tabel's wife, whom he married one month after Tabel's death. Tabel was a harpsichord maker who trained with Ruckers. He came to London in 1680 and set up making harpsichords. Abraham Kirkman, who was born in 1710 inBischweiler near Strasbourg, came to work for Tabel. In 1742 hemoved to Great Pulteney Street. These are some later dates and locations for him:
(1817) (Grand Pianoforte Maker to Her Majesty and H.R.H. The PrinceRegent)
(1818-1832) (Grand Pianoforte Maker to His Majesty) 19 Broad Street,Golden Square
(1822-1896) Kirkman, Joseph (Junior) 67 Frith Street, Soho
(1831) 3 Soho Square
(1846) 9 Dean Street
(1848) DuLour's Place, Golden Square
(1864) 21 Broad Street, Golden Square
(1894) 12A George Street, Hanover Square
They had associates with Collard who were based at 50 Bond Street,London, the same as Chappell. There is a fine example of a Kirkmanharpsichord at the Colt Clavier private collection. In 1896Georgiana Kirkman sold the business to Collard's at cost.