The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 208

Builder Identification

Ohio 1970-72; Connecticut 1973-76; New York 1976-86; Pennsylvania/Connecticut 1986-95.

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). -

    Graduate of the State University of New York, 1970; apprentice with John Brombaugh of Middletown, Ohio, 1970-1972; with Richard C. Hamar of Collinsville, Connecticut, one year; with Austin Organs, Inc. of Hartford, Connecticut, console work, two years; in Millbrook, New York, 1976; with Fritz Mertl of Austria, 1978; service firm in Poughkeepsie, New York, 1980; with Austin firm of Hartford, Connecticut, 1986; with James McFarland firm of Millersville, Pennsylvania, 1986; in New Milford, Connecticut, 1987; returned to Austin firm, foreman of chest department; retired in 2005.

    • Letter to David Fox.
    • Organ Handbook: 1976. (Published yearly by the Organ Historical Society of Richmond, Virginia, in connection with its annual convention.)
    • Organ Handbook: 1980, 9.
    • Organ Handbook: 1986, 5.
    • Organ Handbook:1987, 10.
    • Organ Handbook:1989, 17.
    • Elizabeth Towne Schmitt.

Database Entries

There is one entry in the database that describes an organ by Gordon S. Auchincloss.

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