Weber piano was once synonymous with American made pianos. A lot of large named pianists used these pianos for years. They are still used by many people but the Weber name is no longer it's own. It has gone through several companies since the beginning of the 20th century.
Weber itself, started in 1851 in New York. The company produced many pianos for performers and recorders alike. The pianos from Weber also became very popular in Europe. Several royal families ended up buying their pianos. Although owned by another entity, Weber pianos are still known for being reliable and having good craftsmanship behind them.
Weber first was owned by Aeolian-American, another instrument company, but that company went out of business in 1985. At which time, Weber was sold to Young Chang. Young Chang was a Korean piano manufacturer and they then sold the company to Samsung Group two years after buying the company.
Despite selling Weber to Samsung, Young Chang still manufacturers the Weber brand. Weber pianos are produced in two categories: Weber and Albert Weber. The Weber pianos are the entry level pianos and some mid-level pianos. Albert Weber, named after the founder of the company, is the name of their high-end pianos.
Like many companies that produce fine pianos, they focus solely on the upright piano and grand piano. The two traditional sounds of the musical world.
Weber produces seven high end pianos under the Albert Weber name. Four of these are grand pianos and their and two of them are uprights. There is a full concert grand, two semi concert grands, and an artist grand in the Albert Weber line. There is also a standard upright, and two professional uprights.
There are eight options under the Weber line of piano. These include four uprights and four grands. Of the grands, two are classic grands, one is a baby grand, and one is a professional grand. Uprights come in a professional upright, a designer console, a studio upright, and a series upright.
You know a bit more about Weber and what they offer now. If you want to buy a Weber, make sure that you take a look at our various writeups of Weber pianos. We have created informational writeups to help you know what each piano is used for and the benefits of that piano.