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BuilderID 4424

Builder Identification

St. Louis, Missouri, 1930-1988.

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). —

    Father of Alan R. Nagel. Apprenticed with Welte in Germany. With George Kilgen & Son of St. Louis, Missouri, beginning 1930 as plant superintendent. With E. R. Kilgen Co. of St. Louis, Missouri, 1939-1952; with St. Louis Pipe Organ Co. of St. Louis, Missouri, 1988. Representative of Kenneth Jackson Organ Co. of Dublin, Ireland.


    • Music* September 1976 (New York: American Guild of Organists), 16.
    • Elizabeth Towne Schmitt.
    *Renamed The American Organist beginning with January 1979 issue. —Ed.

  • See main entry: Geo. Kilgen & Son, Inc.

Database Entries

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