• The portrait of Arthur Rubinstein, at the time the latest addition to the Steinway Art Collection, is moved to Room #9, on the second floor in Steinway Hall. The room is renamed “The Arthur Rubinstein Room,” the first Sales room in Steinway Hall to be named after a Steinway Artist.
  • Steinway & Sons introduces Steinway Alma Tadema, the Art Case model D grand piano, designed by Eric Schpo, as a tribute to the original Alma-Tadema piano, built in 1883. The new Alma-Tadema is immediately sold for $675,000 to Mr. Devoe Moore, a museum owner in Tallahassee, Florida.