Hupfeld Pianos

seit | Since 1892


Every Hupfeld instrument unfolds the opportunity to experience years of musical enjoyment and virtuosity. Thanks to the team of experienced craftsman, the handmade instruments of the Hupfeld series offer unmatched quality at an affordable price. 

 Hupfeld pianos impress with their subtle refinement and exceptional tone. Hupfeld stands for fine pianos of a traditional build philosophy, designed and finished by the Rönisch factory in Leipzig, Germany.

Featured HUPfeld Design Line pIanos

Featured items below are available in our showroom, call us to schedule an appointment or for more information. 

Expert's Comment: looking for a centerpiece to highlight your home, design projects, private yachts, hotels, or clubs? Hupfeld Translucid Grand Pianos can transform your space with style! Having a German quality piano without paying a premium, welcome to modern luxury with a high-performance and highly efficient lifestyle. It's just perfect!

Expert's Comment: bored with the everyday routine? It's time to think outside of the box. With the exotic and passionate touch of burled walnut, Hupfeld Duet Series | HU Presto Upright Piano is an excellent combination of music and fashion. Haven't you tried to enjoy the (visual) beauty of music? Time to treat your ears and eyes equally well.

Expert's Comment: the HU-125 Andante is the fully upgraded model in the Hupfeld Duet Upright Piano Series. With the burled walnut accent on its inner fallboard, the silver lining in the detail finish, a 49 inches height, and the option to keep the piano top open while playing more extravagant pieces... these unusual and artistic elements of design make the HU-125 Andante a confident individual in the world of music. Just like the meaning of "Andante," playing and expressing art slowly but surely with the right amount of expression and certainly. 

Grand Piano

Transparent grand pianos are built by hand from selecting high-quality materials, implementing cutting edge technologies, to creating unique instruments with astonishing touch and tone.

Model:           HU 175 E 


175 cm x 151 cm x 102 cm

69 inch x 60 inch x 40 inch

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Duet Series

Inspired designs in dual tones add exquisite burled walnut accents to the high gloss black.

Model:  HU-121 Presto


121 cm x 151 cm x 61 cm

47 inch x 59 inch x 24 inch

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Inspired designs in dual tones add exquisite burled walnut accents to the high gloss black.

Special Features

* Fully upgraded in the Hupfeld Designer Line Collection

* Burled walnut accent on inner fallboard

* Silver lining/trim

* 49 inches height

* Grand piano lid opening design

Model: HU-125 Andante


125 cm x 151 cm x 61 cm

49 inch x 59 inch x 24 inch

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* Ludwig Hupfeld was born on November 26, 1864 in Marberzell near Fulda, Germany.

* He graduated the royal academy at Fulda and completed his 3 year apprenticeship in Köln. 

* In 1892 Ludwig Hupfeld bought the J.M. Grob & Co. in Leipzig, who developed their first mechanical keyboard instrument in 1897.

* in 1894 Hupfeld first built Orchestrions in Leipzig, compact chamber organ instruments. 

* In 1899 the first factory was built in Leipzig at the Berliner train station.

* In 1902 the "Phonola" was developed, employing a pneumatic system.

* In 1904 the "Phonoliszt" became the first electronic piano with a synthetically nuanced performance. 

* In 1904 Hupfeld was converted to a limited company.

* In 1907 the "Phonoliszt-Violina" became the first player piano-violin duo instrument in the world. 

* In 1910 the Hupfeld House was built with a concert hall and showrooms for 200 instruments. 

* In 1910/1911 The new factory in Böhlitz-Ehrenberg was built with 1,300 employees. 

* In 1912 King Friedrich August of Sachsen made an official visit to the Hupfeld factory.

* After World War 1 the factory resumed its traditional production with a 50 % export trade.  

* In 1918 Hupfeld purchased Carl Rönisch Pianos of Dresden with a yearly production of 3,000 pianos.

* In 1920 Hupfeld purchased A.H. Grunert of Johanngeorgenstadt, with a yearly production of 2,000 pianos. 

* In 1924 Hupfeld purchased the Steck company in Gotha with a yearly productions of 6,000 pianos.

* The network of Hupfeld owned sales branched stretch worldwide: Dresden, Berlin, Cologne, Düsseldorf, Wien, The Haag, Amsterdam, London, Barcelona, Turin, Buenos Aires.

* 1925 Fusion with the Gebr. Zimmermann AG Leipzig. 

* 1926 The Leipzig Pianoforte and Phonola Factories of the Hupfeld - Gebr. Zimmermann AG Company became the largest enterprise of its kind in Europe with over 20,000 instruments in production yearly. 

* 1929 the effects of the world economic crash and the rise of records and radio ended the further development of the traditional electric player piano.

* In 1930 Piano production was moved to a smaller factory while the main production shifted to such popular products as film projectors, record players, radio recievers, billiards and home furniture. 

* In 1946 Ludwig Hupfeld was ousted. The Leipziger Pianofortefabrik was founded.

* In 1947 Günter Hupfeld, the only son of Ludwig Hupfeld, assisted in developing the smaller upright pianos.

* In 1949 Ludwig Hupfeld passed. 

* In 1954 production was recorded at 710 instruments per year. 

* In 1960 2,000 instruments per year were being produced.

* In 1964 the yearly production rose to 4,170 upright pianos and 144 grands through industrial production methods.

* In 1967 the Deutschen Piano-Union Leipzig was founded from the merger of two piano factories and an action manufacturer.

* In 1985 an expansive growth phase concluded with a yearly production of 21,000 uprights and 1.300 grands. 

* In 1987 the former Hupfeld-Fabrik once again became the largest piano producer in Germany with 8,060 pianos per year. 80% were exported world-wide.

Why hupfeld?

Transforming tradition to modernization, cultivating luxury with efficiency, and caring for the world and our community make us happy. 

Pierre's Fine Pianos works tirelessly to be the change we want to be - providing affordable and high-quality pianos to families, teachers, and design and music savvy professionals. 

Because we believe in the power of music!