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BuilderID 120

Builder Identification

Easton, Massachusetts, by 1979; North Easton, Massachusetts, 1983-at least 1999.

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). -

    With Aeolian-Skinner firm of Massachusetts, pipe shop foreman, 1976; with new Aeolian-Skinner corporation, in North Easton, Massachusetts, 1983; established Anderson Pipe Organ Co. of North Easton, Massachusetts, by 1996.


    • American Institute of Organbuilders (AIO) membership list: 1989, and 1996.
    • Boston Organ Club Newsletter 125:5; 131:23.
    • Music (published by the American Guild of Organists; February 1976, 40. ("Music" changed to "The American Organist" starting with the January 1979 issue.)
    • Robert J. Reich.
    • Elizabeth Towne Schmitt. 
    • The American Organist March 1992, 63.


  • From the OHS PC Database Builders Listing editor, November 14, 2015. -

    Apparently Anderson had his own shop during the 1990's, the Quimby firm has several references to him providing it with pipes for use in repair or enlargement of Aeolian-Skinner organs as late as 1999:

    "St. Peter's Catholic Church, Fort Wayne, Indiana; relocation and addition of Choir organ to Aeolian-Skinner Opus 1337, originally built for the First Church of Christ, Scientist, Fort Wayne."
    • Quimby Pipe Organs website, Completed Projects; St. Peter's Catholic Church, accessed November 14, 2015,


  • See also: Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co.

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