The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 1286

Builder Identification

Chicago, Illinois, ca. 1900-1909.

Additional Notes

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

    Succeeded W. S. Coburn & Co.; partnership of Walter S. Coburn and George Taylor in Chicago, Illinois, c. 1900-1909; succeeded by Coburn Organ Co.

    Staff: Thomas R. Todd.


    • Orpha Ochse, The History of the Organ in the United States (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1975), 306.
    • Piano and Organ Purchaser’s Guide, Purchaser’s Guide to the Music Industries, (published by Music Trades, New York).
    • Stopt Diapason: #27 (Chicago-Midwest Chapter of the Organ Historical Society, Hoffman Estates, IL).

Database Entries

There are 2 entries in the database that describe organs by Coburn & Taylor.

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