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Charles H. Steinway

Steinway and Sons

1896 - 1919

Fabricated Goods

pre-1900 b. 1857
male
Personal
Born-Died1857 - 1919
BirthplaceNew York (NY)
RaceWhite
FatherHead, Same Company
Era - pre-1900

Following behind his Uncle William, Charles Steinway focused on the business side of his family’s growing piano empire. Charles introduced the company’s first modern advertising campaign and personally took control of the European operations of the firm, streamlining production and successfully promoting and touring European pianists. Because of Charles’ business savvy, Steinway’s business volume increased by 100% during his tenure.