“Since my childhood Steinway has been much more than just a piano. It has been my beloved companion and home to my soul.”
Franko Richmond (1949-2009) was listed in the prestigious roster of internationally recognized Steinway Artists. During his twenty years as the resident pianist at the international Hotel Thayer in West Point, New York, Franko Richmond's remarkable career featured appearances with major orchestras and concerts at Eisenhower Hall with stars including Dizzy Gillespie, Bill Cosby and Dinah Shore. He also did cabaret theatre productions, jazz clubs, Woodstock anniversary concerts and special events.