• Steinway & Sons buys back and refurbishes its Model D #51,257, the very first Model D Concert Grand piano (completed on January 31, 1884). The company re-registers the piano as CD-001, and includes it in the Concert & Artists Inventory.
  • Steinway & Sons “Peace Piano” makes its debut: the acclaimed Steinway artist and newly appointed UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador Lang Lang became the first pianist to play it.