The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 2905

Builder Identification

Hagerstown, Maryland, c. 1890.

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 May 16, 1876 in Scranton, Pennsylvania; in New York City, New York, by 1888; with M. P. Moller firm of Hagerstown, Maryland, player organs; with Springfield Conservatory of Music in Hagerstown, Maryland, president; with Everett Piano Co. of South Haven, Michigan by 1934; inventor of the 'Orgatron' electronic reed organ; composer; died August 26, 1936 in South Haven, Michigan.

    Sources:

    • The Diapason October 1936, 3.
    • David L. Junchen, Encyclopedia of the American Theatre Organ, vol. 1 (Pasadena: Showcase Publications, 1985), 378.

Database Entries

There are no entries in the database that describe organs by Frederick Albert Hoschke.


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