The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 2938

Builder Identification

Baltimore, Maryland, dates unknown; Andover, Massachusetts; died 1989.

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). -

    Organ recitalist; with Phillips Academy of Andover, Massachusetts, teacher; with Peabody Conservatory of Baltimore, Maryland; organ authority, designer; retired to Andover, Massachusetts; died 1989.

    Sources:

    • John Panning.
    • Richard J. Reich.

  • From Organ Database Builders editor Stephen Hall, June 19, 2018. -

    Arthur Howes (1907-1989) had a long career as recitalist, author, and Chair of the Organ Department at Peabody Conservatory. He consulted on the design of many organs and was one of the first to lead postwar tours of historic European organs.1 A native of Wayne, Pa., Mr. Howes graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1935. He began his career as an organist at age 14.2

    Sources:

    1. "Arthur Howes" Organ Library of the Boston Chapter, American Guild of Organists, http://www.organlibrary.org/collections/arthur-howes/.
    2. "Arthur Howes" obituary, Boston Globe, May 1, 1989.

Database Entries

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