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Technology How Bartolomeo Cristofori, who invented the piano, changed music

Who invented the piano? Bartolomeo Cristofori, whom Google honored with a doodle on the 360th anniversary of his birth.

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Monday's Google doodle honors the 360th birthday of Bartolomeo Cristofori, inventor of the piano. Despite the fact that Mr. Cristoforiā€™s name is largely unknown, his greatest invention has been a hugely influential instrument in both music and society.

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