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BuilderID 2288

Builder Identification

Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada, c. 1903-1909; France, dates unknown.

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). —

    With Casavant Frères Ltée. of Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada, c. 1903.

    Source:

    • Jeanne D-Aigle, L'histoire de Casavant Frères (Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada: Les Editions D-Aigle, 1988), 746.

  • From Organ Database Builders editor Stephen Hall, August 26, 2019. —

    Alphonse Gigout was with Casavant firm of Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada, c. 1903-1909, as a voicer. He had previously worked in France for Cavaille-Coll and Debierre. He was a brother of composer Eugene Gigout.

    An article will be published next fall [1998] in a Festschrift in memory of musicologist Lucien Poirier, who was director for my master dissertation at Laval University; I am responsible for the publication of this Festschrift in an issue of the Cahiers de la Societe quebecoise de recherche en musique.
    Simon Couture

    Email from Simon Couture to Pipe Organ Database, date circa 2015.

  • See main entry: Casavant Frères Ltée.

Database Entries

There are no entries in the database that describe organs by Alphonse Gigout.


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