The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 2736

Builder Identification

Mankato, Minnesota, 1961-1967; St. Peter, Minnesota, 1967-2015.

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 1935 in Willmar, Minnesota; father of Andreas and Eric Hendrickson; studied and taught physics at Mankato State University of Mankato, Minnesota; with Richard Lurth in Mankato, Minnesota, 1961; established Hendrickson Organ Co. in Mankato, Minnesota, 1964; in St. Peter, Minnesota, 1967; active in 2014.


    • AIO: 1989.
    • Correspondence of David H. Fox.
    • John Panning.
    • Elizabeth Towne Schmitt.
    • The American Organist April 1990, 69.

Database Entries

There are 28 entries in the database that describe organs by Charles Hendrickson.

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Rebuilder's Nameplate. Photograph by Rodney J. Weed