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  1. Karl . 1826–1900, German piano maker; founder (1853) of the Bechstein company of piano manufacturers in Berlin
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  • Helen suggested, after Sarah had performed on the Bechstein.

    Helen with the High Hand (2nd ed.)

    Arnold Bennett

  • And you can come round to the theatre and try the piano—Bechstein.'

  • Bechstein does not entertain any doubt that seclusion from light affects, at least temporarily, the colours of cage-birds.

  • The same fact of loose horns occasionally appearing in hornless breeds has been observed in Germany: Bechstein, 'Naturgesch.

  • She has a Bechstein grand standing on an oak floor polished like glass, with tiger and bear-skins lying about.


    William McFee