Paris, 1897, no.76619
Original “Modèle Riche, Style Louis XV” built by Erard , Paris, 1897.
Description : 2,12 m , seven octaves, two pedals , parallel strings, furniture of walnut, decorated with sculpture.
Repertoire : Franck, Fauré, Debussy, Albeniz, Rachmaninov ….
Particular: “World famous diamant” : the instrument didn’t require a restauration, when Jos van Immerseel acquired it in 1976. Only the snares were replaced after a good, long life (more than 100 years).