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Ben Niles, producer of the award-winning Steinway & Sons documentary, “Note By Note: The Making of Steinway L1037,” sits down with John Paulson, founder of the investment management firm, Paulson & Company on the night of the purchase of Steinway Musical Instruments. During their discussion, John shares some of his thoughts regarding Steinway Musical Instruments, the reasons he purchased the company, and his plans for the future.

In 1853, German immigrant Henry E. Steinway founded Steinway & Sons in New York City with the goal of building the best piano possible. In pursuing his goal, he began one of the great American success stories. Though much has changed since then, the Steinway factory still keeps true to the original and most important fundamental principles established more than a century and a half ago. Steinway pianos continue to be handcrafted by generation-old techniques with pride in New York City.