The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 1935

Builder Identification

Hagerstown, Maryland 1930s-1955; Illinois 1955–1975.

Additional Notes

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

    Active in Lindenhurst, Illinois, 1960s; representative of the Möller firm of Hagerstown, Maryland.


    • Music:* Apr. 1976:58. (American Guild of Organists)
    • John Panning.
    • Elizabeth Towne Schmitt.

    *Music was renamed The American Organist in January, 1979.

  • From the OHS Database Builders Listing editor, December 17, 2016. —

    Gustav Frederic Carl Fabry, worked for the Midmer-Losh Pipe Organ Company on the installation of the Atlantic City Convention Hall organ in Atlantic City, NJ. He then worked for M.P. Möller Pipe Organ Company, eventually becoming top voicer.

    He traveled nation-wide, tonal finishing large Möller installations; then settled in Illinois in 1955 and founded G. Fabry & Sons, as the Midwest representatives for Möller. His son, David succeeded him as head of the firm. The firm became Fabry, Inc. in 1994.


  • See main entry: Fabry Inc.

Database Entries

There are 2 entries in the database that describe organs by Gustav Fabry (& Sons).

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Original Builder's Nameplate. Photograph by Rodney J. Weed