The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 2000

Builder Identification

New York City, New York, 1820–1847.

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). —

    Firth & Hall was a partnership of John Firth and John Hall in New York City, New York, 1820–1847; they subcontracted pipe organs to Henry Crabb 1837–1838 and Thomas Robjohn 1839–1847.

    Staff: Henry Crabb(e), Thomas Robjohn.

    Sources:

    • Orpha Ochse, The History of the Organ in the United States (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1975), 149.
    • John Ogasapian, Organ Building in New York City 1700–1900 (Braintree, MA: The Organ Literature Foundation 1977), 144.
    • Stephen Pinel. 
    • Elizabeth Towne Schmitt.

Database Entries

There is one entry in the database that describes an organ by Firth & Hall.


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