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BuilderID 3332

Builder Identification

Waynesboro, Virginia, 1952-1995.

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 1922; son of August A. Klann; succeeded his father in Klann Organ Supply of Waynesboro, Virginia, 1952; active in 1982.


    • Patent #2,909,094; October 20, 1959; electropneumatic valve
    • Patent #3,407,699; October 29, 1968; mechanical combination action.
    • Patent #3,605,546; September 20, 1971; electric action.
    • Patent #3,795,170; March 5, 1974; electropneumatic action.
    • Patent #3,967,522; July 6, 1976; electric pipe valve.
    • Patent #4,151,774; May 1, 1979; pedal board.
    • Patent #4,651,615; March 24, 1987; electric pipe valve.


    • Information taken from the text of those United States patents listed here.
    • David L. Junchen, Encyclopedia of the American Theatre Organ, vol. 2 (Pasadena: Showcase Publications, 1989), 184. 

  • From the OHS Database Builders Listing editor, December 13, 2016. -

    President of the firm 1952–1995, succeeded by his son, Phillip.


    See main entry: Klann Organ Supply.

Database Entries

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