The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 4406

Builder Identification

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1987–1989; Stowe, Pennsylvania, from 1989.

Additional Notes

  • From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders by David H. Fox (Organ Historical Society, 1997). Updated by the Builders Listing editor, October 17, 2016. -

    Patrick Murphy established Patrick J. Murphy & Associates in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1987, the firm relocated to Stowe, Pennsylvania, August, 1989;1 and is active as of October 2016. The firm builds mechanical and electrical key-action instruments, and does restoration work on vintage instruments.2


    1. Organ Handbook (OHS Press, 1983), 98. and (1989), 64.
    2. Patrick Murphy & Associates website, Accessed October 17, 2016.

    Editor's Note: This article is about the company, for additional information on Patrick Murphy, the person, refer to entry 8084.

Database Entries

There are 55 entries in the database that describe organs by Patrick J. Murphy & Associates Organbuilders.

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Nameplate. Photograph by Jim Cook

Builder Nameplate. Photograph by Adam F. Dieffenbach

Builder's nameplate. Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald

Rebuilder's Nameplate. Photograph by Davis Badaszewski

Keydesk and Builder's Nameplate. Photograph by Brad Schlegel