Organ builder


  • William Anderson (1832–1921)
  • Australian Pipe Organs Pty Ltd
  • Robert Cecil Clifton (1854–1931)
  • William Davidson
  • J.E. Dodd & Sons Gunstar Organ Works
  • Fincham & Hobday
  • Geo. Fincham & Son
    George Fincham
    George Fincham & Sons was an Australian company that designed and built pipe organs.It was a family run company, founded in 1862 by George Fincham and based in Melbourne, Australia. The company has completed many projects in more than a century of organ building...

  • Alfred Fuller (1845–1923)
  • Peter D.G. Jewkes Pty Ltd
  • Johnson & Kinloch
  • Samuel Joscelyne
  • Carl Krüger
    Carl Kruger
    Carl Kruger is an American politician, a Democrat who represents District 27 in the New York State Senate, which comprises Brighton Beach, Sheepshead Bay, Gravesend, Bergen Beach, Mill Basin, and Midwood, among other neighborhoods found within his native Brooklyn...

  • Ernst Ladegast (1853–1937)
  • Laurie Pipe Organs
  • C.W. Leggo
  • Daniel Heinrich Lemke (c. 1832–1897)
  • Samuel Marshall
  • Joseph Massey (1854–1943)
  • James Moyle
  • Pitchford & Garside
  • Roger Pogson
  • Charles Richardson (1847–1926)
  • Ronald Sharp
    Ronald Sharp
    Ronald William Sharp is an organ builder based in Sydney, Australia.He specialised in mechanical, tracker action instruments, and was responsible for re-introducing mechanical action to Australia. His tracker action baroque organs are particularly famous...

     (born 1929)
  • Knud Smenge
  • Frederick Taylor


  • Casavant Frères
    Casavant Frères
    Casavant Frères is a prominent Canadian company in Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec, which has been building fine pipe organs since 1879. As of 2008, they have produced over 3800 organs.- Company history :...

     (Joseph Casavant
    Joseph Casavant
    Joseph Casavant was a French Canadian manufacturer of pipe organs.Originally a blacksmith, Casavant gave up his trade at age 27 to pursue classical studies. He happened upon a 1766 treatise by Dom Bédos de Celles on organ building, called L'Art du Facteur d'Orgues, which he subsequently used to...

    ) – Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec
    Quebec or is a province in east-central Canada. It is the only Canadian province with a predominantly French-speaking population and the only one whose sole official language is French at the provincial level....

  • Gabriel Kney
    Gabriel Kney
    Gabriel Kney is a renowned Canadian builder of pipe organs based in London, Ontario.Kney was born in Speyer-am-Rhein, Germany...

     – London, Ontario
    London, Ontario
    London is a city in Southwestern Ontario, Canada, situated along the Quebec City – Windsor Corridor. The city has a population of 352,395, and the metropolitan area has a population of 457,720, according to the 2006 Canadian census; the metro population in 2009 was estimated at 489,274. The city...

  • Orgues Létourneau
    Orgues Létourneau
    Orgues Létourneau Limitée of Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec is a prominent Canadian builder and restorer of pipe organs. The company was founded in 1979 by Fernand Létourneau, its president, owner and artistic director....

     – Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec
  • Karl Wilhelm – Mont-Saint-Hilaire, Québec
  • Hellmuth Wolff (organ builder)
    Hellmuth Wolff (organ builder)
    Hellmuth Wolff is a Canadian organ builder and the founder of the firm Wolff & Associés. Under his guidance the firm set new standards in Canada for historical organ building.-Life:...

    , Wolff & Associés – Laval
    Laval, Quebec
    Laval is a Canadian city and a region in southwestern Quebec. It is the largest suburb of Montreal, the third largest municipality in the province of Quebec, and the 14th largest city in Canada with a population of 368,709 in 2006...

    , Québec


  • Poul-Gerhard Andersen (1904–1980)
  • Frobenius Orgelbyggeri
    Frobenius Orgelbyggeri
    -History:Frobenius Orgelbyggeri was founded in Copenhagen by Theodor Frobenius in 1909. The firm moved to Lyngby in 1925. Theodor's sons Walther and Erik joined the company in 1944, at the same time that they began to build organs in the classical tradition, with mechanical actions and slider...

  • Marcussen & Søn
    Marcussen & Søn
    Marcussen & Søn, known as Marcussen and previously as Marcussen & Reuter, is a Danish firm of organ builders.They were one of the first firms to go back to classical organ-building techniques, and have been producing mechanical-action organs since 1930...


  • Alexandre
  • Charles S. Barker
    Charles S. Barker
    Charles Spackman Barker was an English inventor and organ builder.Barker was born in January 1804 in Walcot, Somerset. He went to France in 1837 where he met Aristide Cavaillé-Coll who was working on the organ at the Basilica of St Denis, near Paris.He exhibited work at Great Exhibition in 1851,...

  • Aristide Cavaillé-Coll
    Aristide Cavaillé-Coll
    Aristide Cavaillé-Coll was a French organ builder. He is considered by many to be the greatest organ builder of the 19th century because he combined both science and art to make his instruments...

  • Dom Bédos de Celles
    Dom Bédos de Celles
    François Lamathe Bédos de Celles de Salelles, known as Dom Bédos de Celles, was a Benedictine monk best known for being a master pipe organ builder.He was born in Caux, Hérault, near Béziers, France...

  • François-Henri Clicquot
    François-Henri Clicquot
    François-Henri Clicquot was a French organ builder and was the grandson of Robert Clicquot and son of Louis-Alexandre Cliquot, who were also noted organ builders. The Clicquot firm installed the first noteworthy organ in the cathedral of Notre-Dame de Paris...

  • Robert Clicquot
    Robert Clicquot
    Robert Clicquot was a French organ builder from Paris. His most notable organs are in the Chapel of the Palace of Versailles, the churches of Saint-Quentin and Saint-Louis des Invalides in Paris and Rouen Cathedral....

  • Claude Parisot
    Claude Parisot
    Claude Parisot was a French organ builder. He came from a family of organ builders: his nephew Henri in turn built and repaired many instruments in Basse Normandie and Maine...


  • Jürgen Ahrend
    Jürgen Ahrend
    Jürgen Ahrend is a German organ builder famous for restoring instruments such as the Rysum organ and the Arp Schnitger organ in St. Jacobi, Hamburg as well as building original instruments...

     – Leer
    Leer is a town in the district of Leer, the northwestern part of Lower Saxony, Germany. It is situated at the river Ems, near the border with the Netherlands....

    , Lower Saxony
    Lower Saxony
    Lower Saxony is a German state situated in north-western Germany and is second in area and fourth in population among the sixteen states of Germany...

  • Michael Becker Orgelbau – Sattenfelde, Schleswig-Holstein
    Schleswig-Holstein is the northernmost of the sixteen states of Germany, comprising most of the historical duchy of Holstein and the southern part of the former Duchy of Schleswig...

  • Rudolf von Beckerath
    Rudolf von Beckerath
    Rudolf von Beckerath was a German master organ builder. He was born in Munich, but grew up in Hamburg, where his parents moved the year he was born. He initially pursued an interest in mechanical engineering...

  • Peter Breisiger
    Peter Breisiger
    Peter Breisiger was a German organ builder. He was active in the first half of the 16th century, worked in Germany and the Low Countries...

  • Zacharias Hildebrandt
    Zacharias Hildebrandt
    Zacharias Hildebrandt was an organ builder, born in Münsterberg, Silesia. In 1714 his father, a cartwright master, apprenticed him to Gottfried Silbermann in Freiberg. In 1721 Hildebrandt finished his masterpiece, the organ of the Nikolaikirche Langhennersdorf...

  • Stephan Kaschendorf
    Stephan Kaschendorf
    Stephan Kaschendorf was an early German organ builder. He was born in Wrocław and at first was an apprentice to a carpenter. He only learnt organ building later and it is not known who his teachers were...

     (c. 1425–c. 1499)
  • Orgelbau Klais
    Orgelbau Klais
    Orgelbau Klais is a German firm that designs, builds and restores pipe organs. It is a family run company, founded in 1882 by Johannes Klais senior and is now run by his great-grandson Philipp Klais...

     (Johannes Klais Orgelbau GmbH & Co. KG) – Bonn
    Bonn is the 19th largest city in Germany. Located in the Cologne/Bonn Region, about 25 kilometres south of Cologne on the river Rhine in the State of North Rhine-Westphalia, it was the capital of West Germany from 1949 to 1990 and the official seat of government of united Germany from 1990 to 1999....

    , North Rhine-Westphalia
    North Rhine-Westphalia
    North Rhine-Westphalia is the most populous state of Germany, with four of the country's ten largest cities. The state was formed in 1946 as a merger of the northern Rhineland and Westphalia, both formerly part of Prussia. Its capital is Düsseldorf. The state is currently run by a coalition of the...

  • Orgelbau Vleugels
    Orgelbau Vleugels
    Orgelbau Vleugels is a pipe organ company producing organs in modern design and restoring historic instruments. The workshop is located in Hardheim, Germany. The owner is master pipe organ builder Hans-Georg Vleugels...

     (Orgelbau Vleugels GmbH) - Hardheim
    Hardheim is a town in the district of Neckar-Odenwald-Kreis, in Baden-Württemberg, Germany. The town is twinned with Müntschemier in Switzerland and Suippes in France. Its existence is first mentioned in written form in 1050. The township consists of Hardheim, Ruedental, Schweinberg,...

    , Baden-Wuerttemberg
  • Friedrich Krebs
    Friedrich Krebs (organ builder)
    Friedrich Krebs was an early German organ builder. He was born in Schalkhausen, a small village near Ansbach, and worked in Franconia from about 1471. He was one of several important German organ builders of the time who contributed to the transition from the gothic Blockwerk organ to organs with...

  • Johann Josua Mosengel
    Johann Josua Mosengel
    Johann Josua Mosengel was a German organ builder.-Biography:...

  • Arp Schnitger
    Arp Schnitger
    Arp Schnitger was a highly influential German organ builder. He was primarily active in Northern Europe, especially the Netherlands and Germany, where a number of his instruments survive to the present day; his organs can also be found as far away as Portugal and Brazil.Notable examples still in...

  • Gottfried Silbermann
    Gottfried Silbermann
    Gottfried Silbermann was an influential German constructor of keyboard instruments. He built harpsichords, clavichords, organs, and fortepianos; his modern reputation rests mainly on the latter two.-Life:...

  • Tobias Heinrich Gottfried Trost (c. 1679–1759)
  • Heinrich Traxdorf
    Heinrich Traxdorf
    Heinrich Traxdorf was an early German organ builder. He was born in Mainz, probably in the beginning of the 15th century. During the 1440s he built three organs in Nuremberg and one in Salzburg, for St...

     (built organs in the mid-15th century)
  • Walcker Orgelbau
    Walcker Orgelbau
    Walcker Orgelbau of Ludwigsburg, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, is a builder of pipe organs. It was founded in Cannstatt, a suburb of Stuttgart in 1780 by Johann Eberhard Walcker...

     (E.F. Walcker Orgelbau) – Ludwigsburg
    Ludwigsburg is a city in Baden-Württemberg, Germany, about north of Stuttgart city centre, near the river Neckar. It is the largest and primary city of the Ludwigsburg urban district with about 87,000 inhabitants...

    , Baden-Württemberg
    Baden-Württemberg is one of the 16 states of Germany. Baden-Württemberg is in the southwestern part of the country to the east of the Upper Rhine, and is the third largest in both area and population of Germany's sixteen states, with an area of and 10.7 million inhabitants...

  • M. Welte & Sons
    M. Welte & Sons, Freiburg and New York was a manufacturer of orchestrions, organs and reproducing pianos, established in Vöhrenbach by Michael Welte in 1832.-Overview:...

     - Freiburg im Breisgau, Baden-Württemberg
  • Friedrich Ladegast
    Friedrich Ladegast
    Friedrich Ladegast was a famous German organ builder.Ladegast was born in Hochhermsdorf , Saxony, to a carpenter and cabinet-maker. He worked first for his brother Christlieb, an organ builder at Geringswalde, and built his first two organs at the age of twenty...

     (1818–1905) - Weissenfels


  • Agati
  • Antegnati
  • Giovanni Pradella
    Giovanni Pradella
    Giovanni Pradella The Pradella Organ Workshop has been located in the Valtellina province of Sondrio since 1993. Specialized in building new organs and restoring old ones....

     – Sondrio
    Sondrio is an Italian town and comune located in the heart of the Valtellina. Sondrio counts approximately 22,000 inhabitants and it is the administrative centre for the Lombard Province of Sondrio.- History :...

    , Italy
  • Fratelli Ruffatti
    Fratelli Ruffatti
    Famiglia Artigiana Fratelli Ruffatti is a manufacturer of pipe organs based in Padua, Italy.- History :...

     – Padua, Italy

The Netherlands

  • De Gebroeders Adema
  • Hendrik Niehoff
    Hendrik Niehoff
    Hendrik Niehoff was a Dutch pipe organ builder, who learned with noted builder, Jan van Covelen . According to Liuwe Tamminga, Niehoff was born in Leeuwarden, the capital of Province Friesland...

  • Flentrop
    Flentrop is a Dutch company based in Zaandam that builds and restores organs.-History:It was established in 1903 by Hendrik Wicher Flentrop from Koog aan de Zaan. Hendrik, originally a house painter by trade, was an organist at the church at Zaandam, and started a piano - and organ trade...

  • J. L. van den Heuvel Orgelbouw
    J. L. van den Heuvel Orgelbouw
    J. L. van den Heuvel Orgelbouw is a firm of pipe organ builders, based in Dordrecht, Holland. The company specialises in the construction of instruments in the French Symphonic tradition.-History of the firm:...

United Kingdom

  • John Abbey
    John Abbey
    John Abbey was an English organ builder, who built organs for the cathedrals of many French cities, as well as the organ at the Salle Le Peletier of the Paris Opera...

  • James Jepson Binns
    James Jepson Binns
    James Jepson Binns was a pipe organ builder based in Leeds-Organs:Pipe organs at the following locations were either built or rebuilt by James Jepson Binns or his JJ Binns company. A number of these buildings have been demolished and the organs broken up or destroyed...

      – Leeds
    Leeds is a city and metropolitan borough in West Yorkshire, England. In 2001 Leeds' main urban subdivision had a population of 443,247, while the entire city has a population of 798,800 , making it the 30th-most populous city in the European Union.Leeds is the cultural, financial and commercial...

    , Yorkshire
    Yorkshire is a historic county of northern England and the largest in the United Kingdom. Because of its great size in comparison to other English counties, functions have been increasingly undertaken over time by its subdivisions, which have also been subject to periodic reform...

  • Richard Bridge
    Richard Bridge
    Richard Bridge or Bridges was a leading English organ-builder of the eighteenth century. In 1748 he was living in Hand Court, Holborn, London.-Works:...

     (?–before 1766)
  • Brindley & Foster
    Brindley & Foster
    Brindley & Foster was a pipe organ builder based in Sheffield who flourished between 1854 and 1939.-Background:The business was established by Charles Brindley in 1854. He was joined by Albert Healey Foster in 1871 and the company acquired the name Brindley & Foster.Charles Brindley was born in...

     – Sheffield
    Sheffield is a city and metropolitan borough of South Yorkshire, England. Its name derives from the River Sheaf, which runs through the city. Historically a part of the West Riding of Yorkshire, and with some of its southern suburbs annexed from Derbyshire, the city has grown from its largely...

    , Yorkshire
  • Peter Collins
    Peter Collins (organ builder)
    Peter Collins is an English pipe organ builder based in Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire. He specialises in tracker action organs typically with clean, modernist light wood casework and well-balanced classical voicing...

     – Melton Mowbray
    Melton Mowbray
    Melton Mowbray is a town in the Melton borough of Leicestershire, England. It is to the northeast of Leicester, and southeast of Nottingham...

    , Leicestershire
    Leicestershire is a landlocked county in the English Midlands. It takes its name from the heavily populated City of Leicester, traditionally its administrative centre, although the City of Leicester unitary authority is today administered separately from the rest of Leicestershire...

  • John Compton
    John Compton (organ builder)
    John Compton , born in Newton Burgoland, Leicestershire, was a pipe organ builder. His business based in Nottingham and London flourished between 1902 and 1965.-Life:...

  • William Drake
    William Drake, Organ Builder
    William Drake, Organ Builder is a manufacturer of pipe organs based out of the town of Buckfastleigh, Devon, England. Drake has an appointment as an organ builder to the Queen....

     – Buckfastleigh
    Buckfastleigh is a small market town and civil parish in Devon, England situated beside the Devon Expressway at the edge of the Dartmoor National Park. It is part of Teignbridge District and, for ecclesiastical purposes lies within the Totnes Deanery. It has a population of 3,661...

    , Devon
    Devon is a large county in southwestern England. The county is sometimes referred to as Devonshire, although the term is rarely used inside the county itself as the county has never been officially "shired", it often indicates a traditional or historical context.The county shares borders with...

  • Thomas Elliott
    Thomas Elliott
    Thomas William Elliott was a former professional footballer, who played for Gainsborough Trinity, Huddersfield Town and Grimsby Town.-References:...

  • Gray & Davison – London
    London is the capital city of :England and the :United Kingdom, the largest metropolitan area in the United Kingdom, and the largest urban zone in the European Union by most measures. Located on the River Thames, London has been a major settlement for two millennia, its history going back to its...

  • John Harris (son of Renatus Harris) (?–1743)
  • Renatus Harris
    Renatus Harris
    Renatus Harris was a master organ maker in England in the late seventeenth and early eighteenth centuries.During the period of the Commonwealth, in the mid seventeenth century, Puritans controlled the country and organ music was banned in churches. Many organ makers left England for the continent,...

     (son of Thomas Harris and father of John Harris) (c. 1652–1724)
  • Thomas Harris (father of Renatus Harris) (?–c. 1684)
  • Harrison & Harrison
    Harrison & Harrison
    Harrison & Harrison Ltd are a British company that make and restore pipe organs, based in Durham and established in 1861. They are well known for their work on instruments such as King's College Cambridge, Westminster Abbey and the Royal Festival Hall....

     Ltd – Durham
    Durham is a city in north east England. It is within the County Durham local government district, and is the county town of the larger ceremonial county...

    , County Durham
    County Durham
    County Durham is a ceremonial county and unitary district in north east England. The county town is Durham. The largest settlement in the ceremonial county is the town of Darlington...

  • Robert Hope-Jones
    Robert Hope-Jones
    Robert Hope-Jones , is considered to be the inventor of the theatre organ in the early 20th century...

  • Lewis & Co - Brixton
    Brixton is a district in the London Borough of Lambeth in south London, England. It is south south-east of Charing Cross. The area is identified in the London Plan as one of 35 major centres in Greater London....

    , London Borough of Lambeth
    London Borough of Lambeth
    The London Borough of Lambeth is a London borough in south London, England and forms part of Inner London. The local authority is Lambeth London Borough Council.-Origins:...

  • Charles Lloyd (organ builder)
    Charles Lloyd (organ builder)
    Charles Lloyd was a pipe organ builder based in Nottingham who flourished between 1859 and 1909.-Background:Charles Lloyd had previously worked for Groves of London. Charles Lloyd set up in business first with Lorenzo Valentine and shortly afterwards with Alfred Dudgeon. Their workshop was at 52A...

     – Nottingham
    Nottingham is a city and unitary authority in the East Midlands of England. It is located in the ceremonial county of Nottinghamshire and represents one of eight members of the English Core Cities Group...

    , Nottinghamshire
  • C.F. Lloyd (organ builder) (son of Charles Lloyd
    Charles Lloyd (organ builder)
    Charles Lloyd was a pipe organ builder based in Nottingham who flourished between 1859 and 1909.-Background:Charles Lloyd had previously worked for Groves of London. Charles Lloyd set up in business first with Lorenzo Valentine and shortly afterwards with Alfred Dudgeon. Their workshop was at 52A...

    ) – Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
  • John Loosemore
    John Loosemore
    John Loosemore was an English builder of pipe organs. He is best known for his organ at Exeter Cathedral in Devon, which he completed in 1665.John Loosemore was born in Barnstaple where he was baptized on August 25, 1616...

  • Mander Organs
    Mander Organs
    Mander Organs is an English pipe organ maker and refurbisher based in London. Although well known for many years in the world of organ building, they achieved wider notability in 2004 with their refurbishment of the Royal Albert Hall's Father Willis organ....

     Ltd – London
  • Nicholson & Co (Worcester) Ltd
    Nicholson & Co (Worcester) Ltd
    Nicholson & Co Ltd is a company that manufactures pipe organs.The Nicholson's were a family of organ builders originating from Rochdale, Lancashire in the North of England. When John Nicholson moved to Worcester in 1841 he obtained permission from the Dean and Chapter of Worcester Cathedral to...

     – Malvern
    Malvern, Worcestershire
    Malvern is a town and civil parish in Worcestershire, England, governed by Malvern Town Council. As of the 2001 census it has a population of 28,749, and includes the historical settlement and commercial centre of Great Malvern on the steep eastern flank of the Malvern Hills, and the former...

    , Worcestershire
    Worcestershire is a non-metropolitan county, established in antiquity, located in the West Midlands region of England. For Eurostat purposes it is a NUTS 3 region and is one of three counties that comprise the "Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Warwickshire" NUTS 2 region...

  • Rushworth and Dreaper
    Rushworth and Dreaper
    Rushworth and Dreaper was a firm of organ builders based in Liverpool, England Upon its bankruptcy, its archives were mostly destroyed, and the Victorian clock in the works tower was removed...

     – Liverpool
    Liverpool is a city and metropolitan borough of Merseyside, England, along the eastern side of the Mersey Estuary. It was founded as a borough in 1207 and was granted city status in 1880...

    , Merseyside
    Merseyside is a metropolitan county in North West England, with a population of 1,365,900. It encompasses the metropolitan area centred on both banks of the lower reaches of the Mersey Estuary, and comprises five metropolitan boroughs: Knowsley, St Helens, Sefton, Wirral, and the city of Liverpool...

  • Bernard Schmidt ("Father Smith") (c. 1630–1708)
  • John Snetzler
    John Snetzler
    John Snetzler was an organ builder of Swiss origin who worked mostly in England.He was born in Schaffhausen, in 1710 and died in Schaffhausen, 28 September 1785...

  • J. W. Walker & Sons Ltd
    J. W. Walker & Sons Ltd
    J. W. Walker & Sons Ltd is a British firm of organ builders established in 1828 by Joseph William Walker in London. Walker organs were popular additions to churches during the Gothic Revival era of church building and restoration in Victorian Britain, and instruments built by Walker are found in...

     – Brandon
    Brandon, Suffolk
    Brandon is a small town and civil parish in the English county of Suffolk. It is in the Forest Heath local government district.Brandon is located in the Breckland area on the border of Suffolk with the adjoining county of Norfolk...

    , Suffolk
    Suffolk is a non-metropolitan county of historic origin in East Anglia, England. It has borders with Norfolk to the north, Cambridgeshire to the west and Essex to the south. The North Sea lies to the east...

  • Henry Willis & Sons
    Henry Willis & Sons
    thumb|250px|St Bees Priory organ, the last major instrument to be personally supervised by "Father" Henry Willis, 1899Henry Willis & Sons is a British firm of pipe organ builders founded in 1845 in Liverpool. Although most of their installations have been in the UK, examples can be found in other...

     Ltd (inventor of the radiating & concave pedalboard and the tubular pneumatic action) – Liverpool, Merseyside
  • E. Wragg & Son
    E. Wragg & Son
    E. Wragg & Son was a pipe organ builder based in Nottingham who flourished between 1894 and 1969.-Background:Ernest Wragg of Carlton trained with Charles Lloyd in Nottingham and set up as an organ builder himself in 1894 on Carlton Road, Thorneywood, Later the company changed its name when his...

     – Nottingham, Nottinghamshire

United States

  • Abbott and Sieker
  • Æolian Company (See also Æolian-Skinner Organ Company below.)
  • Æolian-Skinner Organ Company
  • Joseph Alley (1804–1880)
  • Andover Organ Company
  • Alvinza Andrews (1800–1862)
  • Thomas Appleton (1785–1872)
  • George Ashdown Audsley
    George Ashdown Audsley
    George Ashdown Audsley was an accomplished architect, artist, illustrator, writer, decorator and pipe organ designer who excelled in many artistic fields but is perhaps best known today for having designed the Wanamaker Organ in Philadelphia.Born September 6, 1838 in Elgin, Scotland, apprenticed...

  • Austin Organs, Inc.
    Austin Organs, Inc.
    Austin Organs, Inc. is a manufacturer of pipe organs based in Hartford, Connecticut. The company is one of the oldest continuously-operating organ manufacturers in the United States...

    , Hartford, Connecticut
    Hartford, Connecticut
    Hartford is the capital of the U.S. state of Connecticut. The seat of Hartford County until Connecticut disbanded county government in 1960, it is the second most populous city on New England's largest river, the Connecticut River. As of the 2010 Census, Hartford's population was 124,775, making...

  • Barton Organ Company
    Barton Organ Company
    The Barton Organ Company was an American pipe organ manufacturer during the age of silent movies. The company was founded by Dan Barton, who was from Amherst, Wisconsin. The fifth largest builder of theater instruments in the nation, Barton focused almost exclusively on the Midwest market...

    , Oshkosh, Wisconsin
    Oshkosh, Wisconsin
    As of the census of 2000, there were 62,916 people, 24,082 households, and 13,654 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,662.2 people per square mile . There were 25,420 housing units at an average density of 1,075.6 per square mile...

  • Bedient Pipe Organ Company
  • John Brombaugh & Associates
    John Brombaugh
    John Brombaugh is an American master pipe organ builder, known for his historically-oriented tracker action instruments, some of which are capable of playing at different historical pitches.-Personal life and early training:...

    , Eugene, Oregon
    Eugene, Oregon
    Eugene is the second largest city in the U.S. state of Oregon and the seat of Lane County. It is located at the south end of the Willamette Valley, at the confluence of the McKenzie and Willamette rivers, about east of the Oregon Coast.As of the 2010 U.S...

  • Dobson Pipe Organ Builders
    Dobson Pipe Organ Builders
    Dobson Pipe Organ Builders is a manufacturer of pipe organs based in Lake City, Iowa.The company was founded in 1974 by Lynn A. Dobson, who serves as President and Artistic Director. The company has produced over 80 instruments of a wide variety of sizes and restored a number of historic organs. ...

    , Lake City, Iowa
    Lake City, Iowa
    Lake City is a city in Calhoun County, Iowa, United States, founded in 1856. The population was 1,787 at the 2000 census. The sign coming into town proudly proclaims that Lake City has "Everything but a Lake."...

  • Felgemaker Organ Company
    Felgemaker Organ Company
    The Felgemaker Organ Company was a manufacturer of pipe organs based out of Erie, Pennsylvania in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. It was founded in Buffalo, New York but relocated to Erie, PA. In 1872, the company was known as the Derrick and Felgemaker Pipe Organ Company. During the...

  • C. B. Fisk, Inc., Gloucester, Massachusetts
    Gloucester, Massachusetts
    Gloucester is a city on Cape Ann in Essex County, Massachusetts, in the United States. It is part of Massachusetts' North Shore. The population was 28,789 at the 2010 U.S. Census...

  • Paul Fritts & Company Organ Builders
    Paul Fritts
    Paul Fritts an American organ builder based in Tacoma, Washington who, following historical models, has created over twenty mechanical action instruments that have contributed to the revival of historically informed organ music. The Fritts organ at St. Joseph Cathedral in Columbus, Ohio is his...

    , Tacoma, Washington
    Tacoma, Washington
    Tacoma is a mid-sized urban port city and the county seat of Pierce County, Washington, United States. The city is on Washington's Puget Sound, southwest of Seattle, northeast of the state capital, Olympia, and northwest of Mount Rainier National Park. The population was 198,397, according to...

  • Ebenezer Goodrich, brother of William M. Goodrich
    William M. Goodrich
    William M. Goodrich was an Organ builder in the United States....

  • William M. Goodrich
    William M. Goodrich
    William M. Goodrich was an Organ builder in the United States....

  • G. Donald Harrison
    G. Donald Harrison
    George Donald Harrison crafted some of the finest and largest pipe organs in the United States. He started out in 1914 as a patent attorney but after military service he began to pursue an interest in pipe organ building working with Henry Willis & Sons of London.After immigrating to America,...

  • Hillgreen-Lane
    Hillgreen-Lane was a builder of church and theater pipe organs. The company's shop was in Alliance, Ohio, and very close to the shops of the pipe maker A.R. Schopp's Sons, often doing business with them. One of the company's organs was installed in Unity Lutheran Church in Cleveland, Ohio and...

  • Holtkamp Organ Company
    Holtkamp Organ Company
    The Holtkamp Organ Company of Cleveland, Ohio is one of America's oldest builders of pipe organs. Founded in 1855 by G.F. Votteler, the company was passed on to the Holtkamps in 1931...

    , Cleveland, Ohio
    Cleveland, Ohio
    Cleveland is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio and is the county seat of Cuyahoga County, the most populous county in the state. The city is located in northeastern Ohio on the southern shore of Lake Erie, approximately west of the Pennsylvania border...

  • E. and G.G. Hook & Hastings, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Johnson Organs
    Johnson Organs
    The William A. Johnson Organ Company of Westfield, Massachusetts, which later became Johnson & Son Organ Company, was a highly respected firm which built 860 pipe organs throughout the United States and in Canada and Bermuda. The company operated from 1844 through 1898...

     – Wm. A. Johnson
    William Allen Johnson
    William Allen Johnson of Westfield, Massachusetts, USA, was a builder of pipe organs during the later half of the nineteenth century....

    , later Johnson & Son
  • Charles McManis
    Charles McManis
    Charles W. McManis was an American organbuilder.McManis was born in Kansas City, Kansas and received A.B. and Mus. B. degrees from the University of Kansas. He served as an apprentice with Austin Organs, Inc. and in 1938 started his own organbuilding shop in Kansas City. While serving in the U.S...

  • M.P. Moller Pipe Organ Company
    M. P. Moller
    Mathias Peter Møller was a prolific Danish organ builder. He was a native of the Danish island of Bornholm. He founded the M.P. Moller Pipe Organ Company in Greencastle, Pennsylvania in 1875...

    , Hagerstown, Maryland
    Hagerstown, Maryland
    Hagerstown is a city in northwestern Maryland, United States. It is the county seat of Washington County, and, by many definitions, the largest city in a region known as Western Maryland. The population of Hagerstown city proper at the 2010 census was 39,662, and the population of the...

  • Noack Organ Company
    Noack Organ Company
    The Noack Organ Company is a pipe organ manufacturer based out of Georgetown, Massachusetts.Fritz Noack began the company in 1960 in Lawrence, Massachusetts. Prior to that he had worked with a number of organ builders in Europe and the United States...

    , Georgetown, Massachusetts
    Georgetown, Massachusetts
    Georgetown is a town in Essex County, Massachusetts, United States. The population was 8,183 at the 2010 census. It was incorporated in 1838 from part of Rowley.-History:...

  • J. H. & C. S. Odell, New York City
    New York City
    New York is the most populous city in the United States and the center of the New York Metropolitan Area, one of the most populous metropolitan areas in the world. New York exerts a significant impact upon global commerce, finance, media, art, fashion, research, technology, education, and...

  • Pasi Organ Builders
    Pasi Organ Builders
    Pasi Organ Builders, based in Roy, WA, manufactures mechanical action organs and restores historic instruments. Martin Pasi received his first formal experience in organ building during a four year apprenticeship with the Rieger Company in his native Austria...

    , Roy, Washington
    Roy, Washington
    Roy is a city in Pierce County, Washington, United States. The population was 793 at the 2010 census.-History:Roy was officially incorporated on January 16, 1908. It is a rural city outside Tacoma and primarily features ranch-style homes and farms. Roy was one of the early communities in the area,...

  • Peragallo Pipe Organ Company
    Peragallo Pipe Organ Company
    The Peragallo Pipe Organ Company of Paterson, New Jersey was founded in 1918 by John Peragallo, Sr, who, prior to founding the company, apprenticed with the E.M. Skinner Organ Company . A family company, Peragallo Pipe Organ Company was run by Peragallo, Sr., and then by John Peragallo Jr...

    , Paterson, New Jersey
    Paterson, New Jersey
    Paterson is a city serving as the county seat of Passaic County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, its population was 146,199, rendering it New Jersey's third largest city and one of the largest cities in the New York City Metropolitan Area, despite a decrease of 3,023...

  • Quimby Pipe Organs
    Quimby Pipe Organs
    Quimby Pipe Organs, Inc. is a firm based out of Warrensburg, Missouri that manufacturers pipe organs.The company has been in existence since 1970 when it was founded by Michael Quimby...

  • Reuter Organ Company
    Reuter Organ Company
    Reuter Organ Company is a pipe organ builder located in Lawrence, Kansas.- Establishment :The Reuter Organ Company was founded in 1917 by A.C. Reuter, Earl Schwartz and Henry Jost as the Reuter-Schwartz Organ Company in Trenton, Illinois....

    , Lawrence, Kansas
    Lawrence, Kansas
    Lawrence is the sixth largest city in the U.S. State of Kansas and the county seat of Douglas County. Located in northeastern Kansas, Lawrence is the anchor city of the Lawrence, Kansas, Metropolitan Statistical Area, which encompasses all of Douglas County...

  • Richards, Fowkes & Co.
    Richards, Fowkes & Co.
    Richards, Fowkes & Co., are builders of historical-style mechanical-action pipe organs. The firm is located in rural Ooltewah, Tennessee, just outside of Chattanooga and was founded in 1988 by Bruce Fowkes and Ralph Richards...

    , Ooltewah, Tennessee
    Ooltewah, Tennessee
    Ooltewah is a census-designated place in Hamilton County, Tennessee, United States. The population was 687 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Chattanooga, TN–GA Metropolitan Statistical Area.- History :...

  • Schantz Organ Company, Orrville, Ohio
    Orrville, Ohio
    Orrville is a city in Wayne County, Ohio, United States. The population was 8,551 at the 2000 census.The J.M. Smucker Co., owner of the Smucker's brand, is headquartered in Orrville.-Geography:Orrville is located at ....

  • Schuelke Organ Company
    Schuelke Organ Company
    The Schuelke Organ Company was a Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based pipe organ builder. Schuelke Organs operated in the later 19th and early 20th centuries....

    , Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin
    Milwaukee is the largest city in the U.S. state of Wisconsin, the 28th most populous city in the United States and 39th most populous region in the United States. It is the county seat of Milwaukee County and is located on the southwestern shore of Lake Michigan. According to 2010 census data, the...

  • Ernest M. Skinner and Company
    Ernest M. Skinner
    Ernest M. Skinner was one of the most successful American organ builders of the early 20th century.-Early years:...

  • Ernest M. Skinner and Son
    Ernest M. Skinner
    Ernest M. Skinner was one of the most successful American organ builders of the early 20th century.-Early years:...

  • Tellers Organ Company
  • Wangerin Organ Company
    Wangerin Organ Company
    The Wangerin Organ Company was a manufacturer of pipe organs based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It was also known as the Wangerin-Weickhardt and Hann-Wangerin-Weickhardt company. Many of their organs are still being played in churches today....

  • M. Welte & Sons, Inc.
    M. Welte & Sons, Freiburg and New York was a manufacturer of orchestrions, organs and reproducing pianos, established in Vöhrenbach by Michael Welte in 1832.-Overview:...

  • Wicks Organ Company
    Wicks Organ Company
    The Wicks Organ Company is an organ manufacturer in Highland, Illinois in the United States; where they build, repair, and restore organs.-History:...

  • Wissinger Organs
    Wissinger Organs
    Wissinger Organs is a Portsmouth, New Hampshire–based manufacturer of pipe organs.The company concentrates on the building of mechanical action instruments, as well as service and renovation of older organs....

  • Rudolph Wurlitzer Company
    The Rudolph Wurlitzer Company, usually referred to simply as Wurlitzer, was an American company that produced stringed instruments, woodwinds, brass instruments, theatre organs, band organs, orchestrions, electronic organs, electric pianos and jukeboxes....

  • W. W. Kimball Piano and Organ Company
    Kimball International
    Kimball International is a manufacturer of furniture and electronic assemblies, serving customers around the world. Kimball International consists of two groups: the Furniture Segment and the Contract Electronics Segment. It is the successor to W.W...

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