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Darth Vader Piano
By Bryan Cather

Peter Coggins wrote:

> I have recently restored a Beale player and they have no
> wooden pinblock.  They use a system designed by Vader (German) ...

Although I'm probably not the only person to think of this, but I can't
help wondering whether the inventor of the "Vader" piano plate/pinblock
happened to be named "Darth".  Also, did he have a respiratory problem
and a fondness for black capes? ; )

Sorry, I couldn't resist

Bryan Cather
Arlington, Texas

(Message sent Wed 16 Dec 1998, 17:48:31 GMT, from time zone GMT-0600.)

Key Words in Subject:  Darth, Piano, Vader

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