The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 3227

Builder Identification

Acton, Ontario, Canada, from 1972.

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). -

    Succeeded firm of Bert Keates; partnership of Bert Keates and Dieter Geissler in Acton, Ontario, Canada, 1972; Keates retired in 1971; firm active in 1988.

    Source:

    • Letter to David H. Fox.

     

  • From Organ Database Builders editor Stephen Hall, July 1, 2018. -

    The company was established 1945 in London Ontario by Bert Keates. In 1951, the company acquired the assets of the Woodstock Organ Company (formerly Karn-Warren) and in 1969 the JC Hallman company was added. In 1971 Dieter Geissler took over as President following Mr. Keates' retirement. In 2010 Dieter Geissler retired leaving the company in the hands of Jens Geissler .

    Sources:

    • Keates-Geissler Pipe Organs Ltd, accessed September 20, 2015, http://pipeorgans.ca/.
    • Canadian Encyclopedia.

Database Entries

There are 5 entries in the database that describe organs by Keates-Geissler Pipe Organs Ltd.


We are always interested in adding to our information about builders and correcting any errors that our Database may contain. If you can provide us with corrections or additions to the information presented here, please click the Update button and use the online form to send us details.

Your cooperation and support are greatly appreciated.


 

OHS Logo

This page was opened in a secondary window or tab. To return to the list of builders, simply close this tab.

At present we have no photographs that should be displayed on this page, though we may well have photographs under a related entry with a different form of the name. We would very much like to have photographs of all builders, nameplates, and other appropriate images in our database. If you can assist us with this project, please send a message to photos@pipeorgandatabase.org. Our photo editor will be happy to assist you.