The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 6726

Builder Identification

Salem, Ohio, 1888; incorporated, 1905; succeeded by Wirsching-Binder Co., 1914.

Additional Notes

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

    Established by Philipp Wirsching in Salem, Ohio, 1888; incorporated, 1905; acquired the Electrolian Organ Co. of Hoboken, New Jersey {formerly the Art Organ Co. of Los Angeles}; succeeded by Wirsching-Binder Co., 1914.

    Staff: August W. Bauer; W. L. Deming; Jerome B. Meyer; Carl Riedler; Rudolf A. Ritter; Stanley Williams; Philipp Wirsching.

    Sources:

    • The Diapason December 1914, 1.
    • Piano and Organ Purchaser-s Guide, Purchaser-s Guide to the Music Industries, (New York: Music Trades, undated)
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Database Entries

There are 38 entries in the database that describe organs by Wirsching Organ Co.


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Builder's Nameplate. (2005) Photograph by Jim Stark

Designer's Nameplate. (2005) Photograph by Jim Stark