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BuilderID 3124

Builder Identification

B. 1877 in Sweden; U.S., 1896; Garwood, New Jersey, c.1902-1925; New York City, 1926; d. 1932.

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 16 January 1877 in Sweden; immigrated to the United States at age 19 [1896]; in Spanish-American War; became a U.S. citizen, 1906; with Aeolian Co. of Garwood, New Jersey, for 23 years [c.1902-c.1925], assistant console foreman; briefly with Welte-Mignon firm of New York City, New York, console department, 1926; returned to Aeolian-Skinner; died 5 December 1932.

    Sources:

    • The Diapason March 1926, 8.
    • The Diapason April 1926, 32.
    • The Diapason February 1933, 8.

Database Entries

There are no entries in the database that describe organs by Albin W. [Alvin?] Johnson.


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