Tracing the roots of the piano to the very beginning of consciousness, when man first became aware of sound.
Louis Plaidy (1810 – 1874): German Piano Pedagogue
- Taught Hans von Bülow.
- Considered a master of technique and touch.
- Wrote Technical Studies for the Piano (Technische Studien für das Pianofortespiel) (1903) and The Pianoforte Teacher’s Guide (1882), and was the first to publish a book only on technical studies.
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Brasch, August. Portrait Louis Plaidy. c. 1860s. Library of the Johann Wolfgang Goethe, University of Frankfurt in the Portrait Collection of Friedrich Nicolas Manskopf, Frankfurt. Commons Wikimedia. Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., 8 Oct. 2009. Web. 9 Oct. 2015. Public Domain.