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What does Yamaha mean?
Yamaha Corporation is a multinational corporation and conglomerate based in Japan with a wide range of products and services, predominantly musical instruments, electronics, motorcycles and power sports equipment. Yamaha was established in 1887 as a piano and reed organ manufacturer by Torakusu Yamaha as Nippon Gakki Company, Limited (literally Japan Musical Instrument Manufacturing Corporation) in Hamamatsu, Shizuoka prefecture. The official name was changed to Yamaha Corporation later.