The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 2537

Builder Identification

Brattleboro, Vermont, before 1950; Short Falls (Epsom), New Hampshire, 1950–1987.

Additional Notes

  • From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North America Organ Builders by David H. Fox (Organ Historical Society, 1991). --

    Born in Eureka, Kansas, attended University of Kansas and American Conservatory, Chicago, Illinois; studied organ with Marcel Dupré; theatre organist in Kansas and later in New York City, New York; organbuilder with Estey firm of Brattleboro, Vermont; established Organ Loft of Short Falls (Epsom), New Hampshire, 1950; partner in Hale & Alexander of Short Falls, c. 1961; died February 9, 1987, age 89; shop acquired by Jeremy Cooper. Staff: Peter Perkins.


    • Letter to David Fox.
    • Social Security Death Index.
    • Elizabeth Towne Schmitt.
    • The Tracker 31:1 (Winter, 1987), 17.

Database Entries

There is one entry in the database that describes an organ by Robert K. Hale.

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