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Own a Piece of Music History: a Stevie Wonder Personalized Steinway Baby Grand Piano

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This is a truly rare and incredible piece of music history: a Stevie Wonder personalized Steinway Baby Grand Piano. Mr. Wonder will either imprint his hand, finger prints or sign the fall board of the piano. (Personalization will be at Mr. Wonder's discretion). Please see shipping conditions in the terms.

Blind from birth and raised in inner-city Detroit, he was a skilled musician by age eight. Renamed Little Stevie Wonder by Berry Gordy, Jr., the president of Motown Records—to whom he was introduced by Ronnie White, a member of the Miracles—Wonder made his recording debut at age 12. The soulful quality of his high-pitched singing and the frantic harmonica playing that characterized his early recordings were evident in his first hit single, “Fingertips (Part 2),” recorded during a show at Chicago's Regal Theatre in 1963. But Wonder was much more than a freakish prepubescent imitation of Ray Charles, as audiences discovered when he demonstrated his prowess with piano, organ, harmonica, and drums.

Over the years, Stevie Wonder continued to release hit after hit. He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1989 and received a Grammy Award for lifetime achievement in 2005. In 2008 the Library of Congress announced that Wonder was the recipient of its Gershwin Prize for Popular Song.

Steinway & Sons has the reputation of crafting the world's finest pianos and that tradition certainly rings true with their beautiful Baby Grand.

Donated by: Park Avenue Pianos Steinway Collection and Stevie Wonder

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Personalization will be at Mr. Wonder's discretion. Shipping will be determined at the close of the auction. Piano is in New York City. Shipping outside of NYC will be a minimum of $500. Winner will receive the piano 6-8 weeks after the auction close for autographing purposes. Will not ship outside of the continental United States.
Lot #257018


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