In 15 years, romainthiery.fr, a very talented photographer, is one of his discovered more than a hundred abandoned pianos in Europe for his artistic series “Requiem pour pianos.” He has been working on this project fo over four years.
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#1 Requiem Pour Pianos
Since the 1990s, this music room has been abandoned, with only this New York Sohmer & Co. piano remaining.
#2 Requiem Pour Pianos
This wooden house in the heart of a small town is slowly losing its charm. Inside, I found a fantastic setting focused on a Poole piano.
#3 Requiem Pour Pianos
Along a narrow road in the middle of a Pennsylvania, I found this small wooden house still filled with personal objects and a strange blue Poole piano. According to documents found on site, the house has not been lived in since the 1980s.
#4 Requiem Pour Pianos
Inside the sanctuary of an abandoned Presbyterian church, a gorgeous Steinway & Sons piano.
#5 Requiem Pour Pianos
Two Lester pianos inside the auditorium of the abandoned J.W. Cooper High School in Pennsylvania.
#6 Requiem Pour Pianos
Sitting discreetly atop a hill, this Victorian house has not been lived in for a very long time. The owner, who was certainly a music lover, abandoned the house, leaving everything behind, including this Cunningham piano.
#7 Requiem Pour Pianos
#8 Requiem Pour Pianos
Steinway & Sons grand piano in this house was abandoned for more than two decades.
#9 Requiem Pour Pianos
I discovered a Cunningham piano in this dilapidated Victorian house. Founded in 1891, the Cunningham Piano Company was one of the largest and most successful manufacturers in the Philadelphia piano industry.
#10 Requiem Pour Pianos
This beautiful Victorian home still houses a Lester upright piano that’s in good working condition.
#11 Requiem Pour Pianos
I discovered a Cunningham piano in this dilapidated Victorian house.