Schulze Pollmann was formed in 1928 by the merger of
two German piano builders that had moved to Italy. The founding partner,
Paul Pollmann, worked for many years with Ibach in Barmen and with Steinway & Sons
in Hamburg before opening his own piano works at Unna.
In 1923 the new factory was transferred to Turin, and at almost the
same time, another renowned piano builder from Germany, Schulze of Zwickau,
moved to Bolzano in northern Italy. The two companies merged in 1928
to create Schulze Pollmann, managed until 1942 by Paul Pollmann, whose
son, Hans Pollmann was the technical director of the company from the
1950’s till the 1970’s. Hans had learned his craft under
the personal supervision of his father before moving away to Braunschweig
for a while to manage the famous Schimmel company.
In recent years, Schulze Pollmann has implemented an ambitious programme
of investment and expansion, opening several new factories to satisfy
the increasing demand for its upright and grand pianos.
With the skills of the craftspersons employed by the company and the
use of advanced computerized machinery, capable of guaranteeing an extremely
high level of precision and reliability at all stages of the production
process, Schulze Pollmann is now one of Europe’s foremost piano
The origins of Schulze Pollmann make it easy to understand why the company’s
instruments are famed for the robustness, durability and full, mellow
tones that are commonly associated with the great German tradition of
Whilst fully respecting these time-honoured characteristics, Schulze
Pollmann has successfully managed to add original elements of Italian
taste and design, producing a remarkable blend of tradition, technology
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