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An extremely rare, $194,000 grand piano was smashed when movers dropped it while taking it out of a recording studio, Canadian virtuoso Angela Hewitt has revealed.

Hewitt, one of the world's leading classical pianists, said in a Facebook post that she had just finished recording Beethoven's piano variations in Berlin when the movers entered the studio control room to tell her they had dropped her handmade Fazioli piano.

Read more on MSN:

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/angela-hewitt-s-rare-fazioli-piano-dropped-by-movers/ar-BBZSTHN?ocid=AMZN

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