Augustus Baus originally established the firm of “Augustus Baus & Company” in New York in 1880. The firm was located at 510 – 516 Southern Boulevard in New York City. In 1895, the firm was incorporated as “The Baus Piano Company”, although some pianos continued to be built under the name of “Augustus Baus” until about 1908.
The Baus Piano Company built a full line of upright pianos, player pianos and grand pianos. The Jacob Doll Piano Company took control of Baus in about 1910, and the firm continued to be quite successful under Jacob Doll’s direction during the ‘teens and ‘twenties era.
The Baus Piano Company built well-made, high quality pianos which were sold as a higher-grade instrument. Like so many other fine American manufactures, the Baus Piano Company was dissolved in about 1930 due to the Great Depression.
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