The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 2682

Builder Identification

England 1862-1891; immigrated to U.S., 1891; Detroit, Michigan, c. 1892-1899?; Hartford, Connecticut, c. 1900; Los Angeles California 1901-1934.

Additional Notes

  • From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders, by David H. Fox (Richmond, Va.: Organ Historical Society, 1991). —

    Born 1862 in Worthing, Sussex, England; immigrated to the United States, 1891; with Farrand & Votey, of Detroit, Michigan; with successor firm Votey Organ Co.; briefly with Austin Organ Co. of Hartford, Connecticut, c. 1900; with Murray M. Harris Organ Co. of Los Angeles, California, 1901, case finisher and pipe decorator; died 1934 in California.

    Sources:

    • Family Records
    • Piano and Organ Purchaser-s Guide, Purchaser-s Guide to the Music Industries, (New York: Music Trades).
    • Elizabeth Towne Schmitt.

  • Last Update February 10, 2018 - Stephen Hall

Database Entries

There are no entries in the database that describe organs by George Head.


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