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BRAND PLANNING OF SOKASTON

            In 1861, Queen Victoria and her husband,Prince Albert, praised the PAXMAN piano. The last piano her deceased husband played was collected as a national treasure by queen. And awarded supreme glory, BRITISH ROYAL PIANO.Thus, Paxman piano was quickly attracted the attention of the Royal Palace and sought after, and soon won the recognition of many European aristocracy. The Duke of Anhalt, the Duke of Oldenburg, the King of Portugal, the Charles Bourbon Charles Prince Louis etc.designated Paxman piano factory for the royal piano factory

            In 1908, Mr. Sokalston Paxman passed away.In order to commemorate the great glory and his outstanding contribution to the piano brand by Sokax Paxman, his son, AUGUS PAXMAN changed its piano brand name to SOKASTON. And its factory moved to London  investing heavily to expand the scale of piano production.


THE UNCROWNED KING

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Prince Albert (1819-1861) , the cousin and husband of Queen Victoria, a king of ruling England for 20years without  legal status. His appearance and death changed the course of the British and European royal families, like meteors across the dark night sky. After his death, the Queen always said that Albert would decide what he would do if he were still there. He had absorbed many popular demands, such as education reform, the worldwide abolition campaign, the management of Clan Affairs and the Queen's Office. He is actively involved in the preparation of the World Exposition in 1851. Politically, despite his opposition to the policy pursued by Lord Palmerston in his term as foreign minister, he persuaded the Queen not to be partisan in her dealings with Parliament. This has promoted the development of  British constitutional monarchy. 

Being a brilliant man of  wide learning, Albert always took every opportunity to enrich his field of knowledge, from horseback riding, shooting, fencing, hunting, even small mischief to music literature, metaphysics, jurisprudence, political economy, even mathematics, biology and so on. He was almost omnipotent.

He initiated the First World Exposition--(Universal Industrial Exposition) -- 1851 The World Expo in London, showcasing the wonders of the Industrial Revolution to the public, has powerfully enhanced Britain's international prestige. The site, next to Hyde Park, has now become the core area of science and Culture in London, gathered with the Museum of Natural History, the Science Museum, the Victoria-Albert Museum, the Imperial Institute of Technology and the Royal Conservatory of Music. 

         In the era of bourgeois freedom and democracy and the movement of workers, in the years after the downfall of  feudal monarch, he made Britain the strongest fortress and the thickest backer of the entire European monarchy, besides, he wedged the German way of thinking and cultural character into the Empire of  Great Britain little by little, even though this wedge was so difficult. According to the average person's life expectancy, the 42-year-old Albert can at least live for 30 years, which means he spent less than half of  his time in the Empire of  Great Britain when he died. Is there any reason to doubt how many amazing things he would have done if Albert lived for more 30 years? In the next 30 years, politicians came and went, and one of them left, the other one showed on the stage, but there was only one Queen, so was the Prince, who was permanent, he would always be in the center of the political affairs of this country as long as he did not die.


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TRAGIC LOVE STORY

       

The ambitious Prince Albert was in a deteriorating condition, and after decades of  indomitable struggle for life, he finally came to the end of life. He called his wife Victoria to his side, said: "I am not attached to life, I do not value it, if I have a serious illness, I will immediately surrender, I will not struggle for life, I do not have the persistence." Victoria tried to comfort him by placing a piano in the room next to the patient and asking her daughter Beatrice to play Albert's favorite tunes. Those classical pastoral tunes reminded Albert of the distant past and home, those early morning birds, naughty childhood partners ... Albert lay on his deathbed listening to the melodious melody, with tears coming to eyes. After the song, he suddenly asked with high spirit, What kind of  piano did this familiar and beautiful sound flow out from?


The ambitious Prince Albert was in a deteriorating condition, and after decades of  indomitable struggle for life, he finally came to the end of life. He called his wife Victoria to his side, said: "I am not attached to life, I do not value it, if I have a serious illness, I will immediately surrender, I will not struggle for life, I do not have the persistence." Victoria tried to comfort him by placing a piano in the room next to the patient and asking her daughter Beatrice to play Albert's favorite tunes. Those classical pastoral tunes reminded Albert of the distant past and home, those early morning birds, naughty childhood partners ... Albert lay on his deathbed listening to the melodious melody, with tears coming to eyes. After the song, he suddenly asked with high spirit, What kind of  piano did this familiar and beautiful sound flow out from?


The Prince Albert finally cast aside his beloved wife, the noble Queen, passing away by himself . He was 42 years old. Albert's death was an important event not only for Victoria and the United Kingdom, but also for the whole Europe. In his life time, especially in the years when he was assisting the Queen, he had made himself a man of no comparison in British political life.