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Pianos, the greatest sound on earth.

Posted by Amy Lugten on 15/07/2014

Pianos, the greatest sound on earth.

As if overseeing the birth of the Renaissance, and dominating large swathes of northern Italy were not enough for the Medici Family, they also happen to have assisted in the birth of the modern piano. When Bartolomeo Cristofori (credited with inventing the first modern piano around 1700) developed his first piano instrument, the Medici family were crucial in sponsoring and encouraging his developments.



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