The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 1038

Builder Identification

Library, Pennsylvania, 1928-1941; Holidaysburg, Pennsylvania, 1941-1983; Duncansville, Pennsylvania, 1983-to at least 1989.

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). -

    Established 1928 in Library, Pennsylvania, office in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; relocated to Holidaysburg, Pennsylvania, 1941; in Duncansville, Pennsylvania, 1983; active in 1989.

    Staff: A. M. Cannarsa; Virgil Cannarsa.


    • Susan Caust Farrell, Directory of Contemporary American Musical Instrument Makers (Columbia, Mo.: The University of Missouri Press, 1981), 22.
    • The Fifteenth Annual National Convention of the Organ Historical Society, Inc.: Northern New York, June 24-26, 1970 (Organ Historical Society, 1970).
    • Elizabeth Towne Schmitt.
    • The American Organist, January 1983, 36.
    • The American Organist, May 1989, 32.


Database Entries

There are 11 entries in the database that describe organs by Cannarsa Organs.

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