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Montblanc is launching next month a new special edition, called, Donation Johannes Brahms Special Edition fountain pen in tribute to the great virtuoso and classic music composer of the Romantic era.


Traditionalist, yet pioneering and inventive, just like Brahms, the writing instrument features a cap and barrel made of black precious resin enhanced with platinum-plated fittings. The clip is shaped like a tuning fork and the five lines of a music staff decorating the cap are inspired by excitement of his symphony scores and orchestras prior to a performance.

In his lifetime, Brahms became one of the greatest cultural figures, earning numerous formal awards by the time of his death in 1897. However, he was not content with fame alone and dedicated time in assisting young composers at the start of their career, just as Richard Schumann had done for him.


With its rich heritage of commitment to arts patronage, Montblanc shares Brahms’ passion for talent and his sense of duty in supporting generations of emerging artists worldwide. For decades, Montblanc has nurtured artistic talent across multiple disciplines including art, theatre, opera and classical music. With the purchase of each Donation Pen Johannes Brahms Special Edition, 20 Euros from the fountain pen and 10 Euros from the ballpoint pen or rollerball will be donated to carefully selected cultural projects relating to classical music, thus supporting young artists worldwide and carrying on the heritage left behind by Brahms.


The overall design of this Special Edition reflects the style of the composer’s music: traditionalist yet pioneering and inventive. The handcrafted Montblanc masterpiece is complemented by details inspired by the fascinating world of classical music to which Brahms dedicated his life. The cap and barrel of the writing instrument are made of black precious resin enhanced with platinum- plated fittings. The clip shaped like a tuning fork and the five lines of a music staff decorating the cap bring to mind the excitement of his symphony scores and orchestras tuning up before a performance.


The Montblanc Donation Pen Johannes Brahms Special Edition is available as Fountain Pen, Rollerball and Ballpoint Pen in all Montblanc Boutiques from May 2012.

In this sense, Montblanc has already presented different beautiful limited editions for the following artists:

  • Leonard Bernstein
  • Yehudi Menuhin
  • Johann Sebastian Bach
  • Herbert Von Karajan
  • Sir Georg Solti
  • Arturo Toscanini
  • John Lennon

Montblanc has been known for generations as a maker of sophisticated, highquality writing instruments. In the past few years, the product range has been expanded to include exquisite writing accessories, luxury leather goods and belts, jewellery, eyewear and watches. Montblanc has thus become a purveyor of exclusive products which reflect the exacting demands made today for quality design, tradition and master craftsmanship. Check the Brand official website for more information:

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