The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 3034

Builder Identification

St. Louis, Missouri, 1882–1919.

Additional Notes

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

    Established by Johann G. Pfeffer in St. Louis, Missouri, 1882; firm acquired by Alfred Kilgen, 1909, and continued until 1919.

    Staff: Albert Brouk; John R. Heimuller; John Horlacher; John J. Mourfee; Anthony Pfeffer; Eugene A. Pfeffer; George J. Pfeffer; Robert Pfeffer; Gustav F. Treu.


    • Orpha Ochse, The History of the Organ in the United States (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1975), 299.
    • Organ Handbook (Organ Historical Society, 1986), 19.
    • Piano and Organ Purchaser’s Guide, Purchaser’s Guide to the Music Industries, (published by Music Trades, New York)

  • For further information, see also:Geo. Kilgen & Son, Inc.

Database Entries

There are 46 entries in the database that describe organs by J.G. Pfeffer & Son.

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