The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 3244

Builder Identification

Garwood, New Jersey, c. 1905; Indianapolis, Indiana, 1907; Highland, Illinois, dates unknown; St. Louis, Missouri, before 1934.

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 January 25, 1885 in Jersey City, New Jersey; son of George B. Kemp Sr.; with Aeolian Co. of Garwood, New Jersey; studied with Samuel P. Warren; organist, age 13; in Indianapolis, Indiana, 1907, teacher in public schools; with Wicks Pipe Organ Co. of Highland, Illinois; with Geo. Kilgen & Son, Inc. of St. Louis, Missouri; organ authority; died March 28, 1934 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

    Sources:

    • The Diapason:, June 1931, 33.
    • The Diapason:, May 1934, 20.
    • Dr. Stephen Pinel.

Database Entries

There are no entries in the database that describe organs by George Bruce Kemp Jr.


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