Grotrian-Steinweg, (known as Grotrian in North America) is a prestigious German piano company with a long and esteemed history. The company was established in 1835 by Friedrich Grotrian and Heinrich Steinweg, who later became known as Henry E. Steinway. While Steinway & Sons, founded by Heinrich Steinweg, eventually became a separate entity, Grotrian-Steinweg remained a family-owned and operated company.
Grotrian pianos are renowned for their exceptional craftsmanship, attention to detail, and high-quality materials. The company is committed to producing pianos of outstanding musical character and tonal excellence. Each piano is individually handcrafted by skilled artisans, combining traditional techniques with modern innovations.
In addition to their handmade German series, they also produce a more affordable series called Wilhelm Grotrian. These pianos are made with Alaskan Sitka spruce, American maple, Renner action components in most models and benefit their German counterpart’s expertise in piano manufacturing.
If you are looking for European excellence in a piano, look no further than Grotrian pianos.