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Wurlitzer Grand Piano, Model 770

Made by: Wurlitzer

20th Century

North America


This unique, art-deco style instrument was introduced in 1940 as a showpiece of technical advancement at a national exhibition in Chicago.  The piano was designed without a cover and stands on two graceful Plexiglass arabesques.  It was later purchased by a Minneapolis business owner as a gift for his wife. 

Acquired 1979 

Range: 7+ octaves, 88 keys
Curved plexiglass base
Cloth covers for lid, fall board, and reupholstered bench
Mahogany case