The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 2792

Builder Identification

New York City, 1928; South Beach, Connecticut, c. 1930; Chicago, Illinois, 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 in Sweden; representative of Aeolian-Votey firm of Garwood, New Jersey, in New York City, New York, 1928; with Welte-Tripp firm of South Beach, Connecticut, c. 1930, head draftsman; representative of Möller firm of Hagerstown, Maryland, in Chicago, Illinois, 1934.


    • The Diapason, January 1928, 22.
    • The Diapason, March 1934, 29.
    • David L. Junchen, Encyclopedia of the American Theatre Organ, vol. 2 (Pasadena: Showcase Publications, 1989), 684.

Database Entries

There are no entries in the database that describe organs by Nils W. Hillstrom.

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