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My life with the great pianists

by Franz Mohr

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Published by Baker Books in Grand Rapids, Mich .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Mohr, Franz, 1927-,
    • Piano technicians -- United States -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementFranz Mohr with Edith Schaeffer.
      ContributionsSchaeffer, Edith.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML429.M64 A3 1996
      The Physical Object
      Pagination199 p. :
      Number of Pages199
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL618055M
      ISBN 100801057108
      LC Control Number96216092

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