The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 6209

Builder Identification

Hagerstown, Maryland, from 1964.

Additional Notes

  • From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North America Organ Builders, revised edition, by David H. Fox (Organ Historical Society, 1997). -

    Established by Homer H. Lewis, Jr., Joseph Clipp, Edward Lushbaugh, Jr. in Hagerstown, Maryland, 1964; incorporated 1969; Lushbaugh left 1983; reed pipes; active in 1985.

    Staff: Frederick Morrison; Adolph Zajic.

    • Letter to David H. Fox.

  • From the OHS Database Builders Listing editor, December 8, 2016. -

    Trivo Co. of Hagerstown, Maryland, is a reed pipe supplier, manufacturing and voicing reed pipes for organbuilders. The firm has been in business since 1964 and has seven employees. Trivo was established by three former Moller employees, the name was derived from 'tri-' a prefix meaning three with 'vo' for voicer as all three of the founders were voicers.

    The firm was established as a part time endeavor by Homer H. Lewis, Jr., Joseph Clipp, Edward Lushbaugh, Jr. in Hagerstown, Maryland, in 1964. The firm was incorporated in 1969.  All three of the founders left M. P. Moller in 1972, and the firm became their primary occupation. Edward Lushbaugh left the business in 1980, his shares were purchased by the remaining two founders. Homer Lewis retired in 2005, Joseph Clip remains as president of the firm. 


    • Trivo Co.,, Accessed 8 December, 2016.
    • Email from Joseph Clipp, received 9 December, 2016.

Database Entries

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