january, 2021

24jan3:00 pm5:00 pmCSI: Keyboards Virtual Lecture Series – Part III

Event Details

The Sole Survivor: Sigal Music Museum will investigate the Johann Ehrlich grand piano, made circa 1815. The featured piano is the only known surviving instrument by Ehrlich and is in a state of advanced decay, but retains all of its original elements with no previous restorations.

Ehrlich was born in Jauer, Poland in 1782 and died in Vienna in 1832. Both Ehrlich and his son August were victims of the cholera epidemic. He was survived by his wife Josepha and seven children, none old enough to take up their family work. Reports from Vienna at that time indicate that his pianos were well thought of although he was a small-scale builder, making perhaps 4 or 5 instruments a year. It is estimated that he made about 100 pianos in his lifetime, such that perhaps one or two more will someday surface.

When: Sunday, January 24 from 3-5 pm
Cost: Free
Platforms: Facebook & Zoom

Sign-Up for Zoom Webinar Here: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/5016074407587/WN_-HSz9up4QM-b0zTgx90mDQ

For questions, contact us at info@sigalmusicmuseum.org or call us at 864-520-8807.

CSI: Keyboards is made possible by the SC Humanities, The Elise C. Sigal Musical Education Program, Town Magazine, and The Metropolitan Arts Council.

Time

(Sunday) 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Location

Sigal Music Museum

516 Buncombe Street (at Heritage Green)

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