Steinway Commemorates a Legend...

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Like the songs of John Lennon, the Imagine Series is the perfect harmonization of music with creativity to achieve an end result that is much greater than the sum of its parts. The Imagine Series Limited Edition is modeled after the white Steinway grand piano that John presented to Yoko Ono on her birthday in 1971. Each piano incorporates John's signature, music, and a medallion indicating its uniqueness.

Download the John Lennon “Imagine” Series Brochure (PDF)

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Seven Different Limited Edition Series

The music desk of each piano incorporates one of seven different John Lennon original drawings. Come Together, the title of the opening track on the Beatles' historic album, "Abbey Road," reflects John Lennon's desire to bring people together. Grand Piano (No Longer Available) is a drawing that captures the songwriting process — as musician and piano become one. Freda People exemplifies John Lennon's passion for using music for the benefit of mankind. Self Portrait (No Longer Available) is perhaps John Lennon's most famous drawing — despite the simplicity, it's unmistakably John. Borrowed Time includes a sketch of an upright piano, such as the legendary Steinway on which Lennon composed "Imagine." Frog Pondering perfectly demonstrates a blend of the creative and playful sides of Lennon. In Power to the People, we see a combination of Lennon's love for freedom, as well as of New York, with his rendition of the Statue of Liberty in New York Harbor. 

The soundboard of every Imagine piano is graced by a full color decal, also based on a drawing from John Lennon.

A portion of the proceeds from every Imagine piano sold by Steinway & Sons will be donated to The John Lennon Educational Tour Bus.

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Each Imagine Series piano is a unique work of art, with a medallion including John Lennon's Japanese signature as well as the series name and number. Adorning the cast-iron plate, in the area of the piano where this melody can come to life, are the opening bars to “Imagine.”

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A portion of the lyrics that changed the world grace the bass side of the inner rim, in clear view when the piano lid is open. On the treble side of the fallboard, John Lennon's signature can inspire you to Imagine the possibilities—both in music and in life.

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Owning a Part of Music History

Custom built at our Steinway & Sons New York and Hamburg factories, the Imagine Series is only available from your Steinway Dealer. Whether you're a musician, a fan of John Lennon, or an art collector, this Limited Edition is both a majestic musical instrument and a completely unique work of art.

The Imagine Series is available in the following Steinway & Sons piano models:

K-52 / K-132 Upright Model M Grand: 5'7” (170 cm) Model O Grand: 5'10¾” (180 cm)
Model A Grand: 6'2” (188 cm) Model B Grand: 6'10½” (211 cm) Model D Grand: 8'11¾” (274 cm)