Grand Pianoforte

Scope and Content

Maker: Bösendorfer.

Place of production: Unknown.

Inscription: Bösendorfer.

Hornbostel-Sachs classification: 316 Instrument using strings stretched across an open frame

Administrative / Biographical History

Purchased by Burgess from Harrods, London in 1991.

Related Material

The collection at the International Anthony Burgess Foundation contains a home-video recording of Burgess playing the piano in the showroom at Harrods for the first time.