The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 3410

Builder Identification

Kraussdale, PA, 1796-1812

Additional Notes

  • From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North America Organ Builders by David H. Fox (Organ Historical Society, 1991). -- Born 1770; son of Baltzer Krauss, Jr., brother of Andrew Krauss; studied at Hosensack Academy of Chestnut Hill, PA, teacher there, 1794-1795; built organs with Andrew Krauss in Kraussdale, PA, 1796-1812; builder of wool carding machines, surveyer, farmer; died 1819.

Database Entries

There is one entry in the database that describes an organ by John Krauss.

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