The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 1155

Builder Identification

England, dates unknown; Chicago, Illinois, 1870–1874.

Additional Notes

  • From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders, by David H. Fox (Richmond, Va.: Organ Historical Society, 1997). —

    Born in England; (son of Henry William Chant?); with Chant firm of Chicago, Illinois.

    Source:

    • The Stopt Diapason, no. 26 (newsletter of the Chicago-Midwest Chapter of the Organ Historical Society, Hoffman Estates, Illinois). [According to this source, Michael D. Friesen, “A Chronological History of Organbuilders in Chicago,” The Stopt Diapason, no. 26 (April 1984): 20, 23, Douglas G. Chant was listed as an organbuilder at Henry Chant’s address in the Chicago city directory for 1870, but “he probably only helped in woodworking.” He was listed as a carpenter in the directories for 1871, 1872, and 1873; he was listed in the 1874 directory, but apparently no occupation was stated. —Ed.]
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Database Entries

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