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New life for Napoleon’s Erard
Having languished for years on a corner shelf of J. G. Morley’s of South Kensington, an instrument the shop simply called an ‘Erard square piano’ was bought by Oliver Davies, a young piano professor (and the founder of MOMH) at the Royal College of Music, in 1964. What Oliver had bought turned out to be […]

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