The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 775

Builder Identification

Eagleville, Tennessee, 1980s; Louisville, Kentucky, by 1990.

Additional Notes

  • Note from the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders, by David H. Fox (Richmond, Va., Organ Historical Society, 1991; rev. ed., 1997, with updated information). Edited and new information added for the revised OHS Online Database website, 2017. —

    Samuel B. Bowerman is the husband of Lynn R. Pratt. He was with the Milnar firm of Eagleville, Tennessee, in the 1980s. He established his own firm, River City Organ Works, in Louisville, Kentucky, by 1990. The firm offers piano tuning as well as organ tuning and service.

    Sources:

    • Dennis Milnar.
    • The Tracker 35:1, 23.
    • Chamber of Commerce.com,* "River City Organ Works," Samuel Bowerman, Owner, https://www.chamberofcommerce.com/louisville-ky/9709268-river-city-organ-works.
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    *Note: Chamber of Commerce.com is a commercial business advertising firm; it is not associated with the Louisville Chamber of Commerce. —Ed.

Database Entries

There is one entry in the database that describes an organ by Samuel B. Bowerman.


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