Franz Mohr was a pianist and author who was born in Germany. For over a quarter-century, he was the Chief Concert Technician at Steinway & Sons for more than two decades.
Franz Mohr: Cause of Death
Franz Mohr, the longtime Chief Concert Technician at Steinway & Sons for over a quarter-century, has passed away. Glenn Gould, Vladimir Horowitz, Arthur Rubinstein, and Rudolf Serkin were among the Steinway Immortals with whom Mohr worked closely, ensuring that the Steinway Sound bolstered their own sound via his craft and devotion.
Franz Mohr was 94 years old when he died on Sunday. Michael Mohr, his son, is still the Director of Manufacturing and Assembly at the Steinway Factory in New York conforms to his death as he passed away at his home in Lynbrook, New York, on Long Island.
His family, on the other hand, has not revealed anything about his cause of death. As soon as we learn of his cause of death, we will update this section.
Franz Mohr Age, Family, and Early Life
Franz Mohr was born on September 17, 1927 (Aged 94 Years old), in Norwich, Germany, to postal workers Jakob Mohr and Christina Mohr. When he was a child, his family relocated to nearby Duren. His interest in music began with the viola and violin, not with keyboards.
He was born and raised in Duren, where he attended the Sudschule. Later, he studied violin and viola for seven semesters at the Detmold University of Music, as well as at the Cologne Music Academy. Due to persistent tendinitis, he had to stop his studies.
Franz Mohr Career, What was his profession?
In 1956, he worked as a concert technician at a Steinway dealer in Dusseldorf before relocating to New York City to serve as an assistant to William Hupfer, the company’s then-Chief Concert Technician, whom Mohr succeeded in 1968.
Mohr left the role in 1992, but he remained an active advisor to Steinway & Sons for many years. Franz Mohr developed various ways for tuning and setting up pianos in concert halls around the world that are still used today.
His publications and lectures about his work as a head piano technician at Steinway & Sons with renowned pianists like Vladimir Horowitz, Artur Rubinstein, Emil Gilels, Sviatoslav Richter, Rudolf Serkin, Claudio Arrau, Glenn Gould, Maurizio Pollini, and others made him well-known.
Which school and college did he go to?
He studied at academies in Cologne and Detmold.
Franz Mohr Net Worth, How much does he earn?
As we write this, we do not have any information regarding his net worth as we do not have any information regarding his profession and source of income.
We will be updating this section as soon as we get any valid information regarding his profession and income source in detail.
Franz Mohr Wife, What about his relationship?
He was a married man and was married to Elisabeth Mohr and they had three children together.
They are Ellen, Peter, and Michael.
He was on Facebook, but as of this writing, he is not on any other social media networks. We’ll update this section as soon as we have more information regarding his social media activity.
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