The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 1891

Builder Identification

New York City, New York, 1853-1875.

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). -

    Father of Albert, Charles, and possibly George Engelfried; trained with family firm of organbuilders; immigrated to the United States, 1853; active in New York City, New York, 1853-1875.


    • The Diapason, August 1957, 8.
    • Local directories of the place and period.
    • Martin Kares, The German Element in American Organbuilding, 1700-1900 (dissertation, Marburg 1990).
    • Stephen Pinel.
    • The Tracker 9:2 (1965):10.
    • The Tracker 32:1 (1988):27

Database Entries

There are 6 entries in the database that describe organs by Francis [Franz] Xavier Engelfried.

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