The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 2219

Builder Identification

Erie, Pennsylvania, dates unknown; Pekin, Illinois, c. 1922.

Additional Notes

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

    With A. Gottfried & Co. firm of Erie, Pennsylvania; established the Illinois Organ Supply Co., of Pekin, Illinois, c. 1922, pipes, associated with the Hinners Organ Co. of Pekin, Illinois; pipemaker.


    • Barbara Owen.
    • The American Organist: September 1960.

  • From Builders editor Stephen Hall, March 23, 2018. -

    The entry in Fox's Guide for Illinois Pipe Supply Co. reads:

    "A metal pipe shop operated by Fred W. Krebs and Alfred Gautschi [Gautchi] within the Hinners Organ Co. factory of Pekin, Illinois, c. 1922; firm probably closed in 1936 when Hinners ended pipe organ work."


    • David H. Fox, "Illinois Pipe Supply Co." A Guide to North American Organbuilders, rev.ed. (Richmond, Va': Organ Historical Society, 1997), 165.

Database Entries

There are no entries in the database that describe organs by Alfred Gautschi.

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