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 America Organ Builders by David H. Fox (Organ Historical Society, 1991). Updated using information from Keates-Geissler Pipe Organs Ltd website, and the Canadian Encyclopedia --

    Succeeded firm of Bert Keates; partnership of Bert Keates and Dieter Geissler in Acton, ON, Canada, 1972; Keates retired in 1971; firm active in 2015.

  • From Keates-Geissler Pipe Organs Ltd, "History" ( accessed Sept. 20, 2015 --

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

Database Entries

There are 4 entries in the database that describe organs by Keates-Geissler Pipe Organs Ltd.

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