Google Doodle: Who invented the Piano?

Google Doodle: Who invented the Piano?

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On May 4 Google Doodle remembers Italian musical instrument maker, Bartolomeo Cristofori, inventor of pianoforte (Piano).

The use of hammer to softer or louder sounds depending upon the pressure on laid on the keys while playing was his technique. It gave name to the instrument as piano means soft in Italian, while forte means loud.

google doodle, who invented the piano, Bartolomeo Cristofori
The May 4 Google Doodle is seen featuring its inventor Bartolomeo Christofori. (Leon Hong/Google)

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