The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 3843

Builder Identification

North Tonawanda, NY,before 1913; San Francisco, CA, 1914; established Maas Organ Co. of Los Angeles, CA, 1922; discontinued organ production, became Maas-Rowe Electromusic Corp., 1947; retired

Additional Notes

  • From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North America Organ Builders by David H. Fox (Organ Historical Society, 1991). -- In San Francisco, CA, 1910, movie projectionist; with Eilers Music Co., 1911, organ serviceman; with Wurlitzer firm of North Tonawanda, NY, in San Francisco, CA, 1914; with Sherman-Clay firm, 1916; with Robert-Morton firm (asst. plant supt.); established Maas Organ Co. of Los Angeles, CA, 1922; discontinued pipe organ production in favor of a type of chime he invented; established Maas-Rowe Electromusic Corp., 1947; retired, 1950s; succeeded by Paul Rowe, Sr. and Jr. of Maas-Rowe Carillons.

Database Entries

There is one entry in the database that describes an organ by Louis Maas.

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