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    Obscure Curiosities

    A Brief History Of Pianos Dropping From The Sky

    Pianos are usually associated with elegance, harmony and grace. But, sometimes, they can also be linked to chaos, destruction and absurdity. Throughout history, there have been several occasions when pianos have fallen from the sky, either by accident or by design. These occurrences create spectacles of sound and fury that both fascinated and bewildered many. Operation Piano Drop One of the earliest examples of pianos dropping from the sky occurred during World War II, when the American military decided to air-drop pianos for their troops stationed in remote areas. The idea was to provide some entertainment and morale boost for the soldiers who were fighting in harsh conditions. The pianos…