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PIANO TIMELINE

History Of The Piano

Tracing the roots of the piano to the very beginning of consciousness, when man first became aware of sound.

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1956, Zimerman
1959, Kimball Jasper

1959, Rhodes

Harold B. Rhodes, inventor of the Fender Rhodes piano.
Harold B. Rhodes, Inventor of the Fender Rhodes Piano. 1

Harold Rhodes (1910 – 2000) with the colloboration of Leo Fender (1909 – 1991) invented the electric “piano bass.“

Page Sources

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Shortchecker.  "Harold B. Rhodes / Inventor – Fender Rhodes Piano."  Photograph.  Online Video Still.  YouTube.  YouTube, 16 May 2013. Web.  18 Feb, 2016.  Standard YouTube License.
Additional References:
  • Pauley, Jared.  "A History of the Fender Rhodes Electric Piano."  Jazz.Com.  Jazz.Com, 23 July 2009.  Web.  18 Feb. 2016.
  • Rhodes Music Corporation.  "Redefining History."  RhodesPiano.Com.  Rhodes Music Corporation, 2011.  Web.  18 Feb. 2016.
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