The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 10

Builder Identification

Millis, Massachusetts, late 1800s; firm dissolved, 1899.

Additional Notes

  • From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders, by David H. Fox (Richmond, Va.: Organ Historical Society, 1991). -

    Partnership of Augustus L. Ware and Marcellus A. Ware, Millis, Massachusetts; dissolved, 1899.


    • The American Musician, 23 November 1899 (Cincinnati, Ohio.) 24.

  • From the OHS PC Database Builders editor, updated February 25, 2016. -

    By the late 1800s, many builders had stopped making metal pipes, and were purchasing them instead from an early form of industry supplier, the (metal) pipe maker. Organ builders continued building their own wooden pipes, but depended on these new specialist firms for the metal ones. The partnership of Augustus L. Ware and his brother Marcellus A. Ware in Millis, Massachusetts, was one of these firms. The partnership was dissolved in 1899, when Augustus left the business. Marcellus Ware continued pipe making under his own name until his death in 1903.

Database Entries

There are no entries in the database that describe organs by A. L. & M. A. Ware Organ Pipe Manufacturers.

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