The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 3793

Builder Identification

In the United States, (1801?); Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; until 1813.

Additional Notes

  • Note from the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders, by David H. Fox (Richmond, Va., Organ Historical Society, 1991). —

    Born 1760 in London, England; apprentice with Gray of London, England; immigrated to the U.S., (1801?); active in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; died December 13, 1813 during an installation in New York City, New York; succeeded by Thomas S. Hall, 1813. Staff: Thomas S. Hall.


    • Orpha Ochse, The History of the Organ in the United States (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1975), 70.
    • John Ogasapian, Organ Building in New York City 1700-1900 (Braintree, MA: The Organ Literature Foundation 1977), 37.
    • Stephen Pinel.
    • The Tracker 9:3 (Fall, 1965) 13.

Database Entries

There are 2 entries in the database that describe organs by John Lowe.

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