The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 802

Builder Identification

Brattleboro, Vermont, 1950s; Kinston, North Carolina, 1963-1993.

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, rev. ed. 1997, with updated information). Edited for the revised OHS Online Database website, 2017. -

    Born December 15, 1924, in Montgomery, Alabama; organist; apprentice with M. H. Millard firm of Atlanta, Georgia, 1939; attended University of the South, c. 1949; with Estey firm of Brattleboro, Vermont, 1950s, sales manager; in Kinston, North Carolina, 1963; representative of Aeolian-Skinner firm of Boston, Massachusetts, 1963–1969; representative of Petty-Madden firm of Hopewell, New Jersey, two years; representative of Austin Organs of Hartford, Connecticut, 1987; representative of Goulding & Wood of Indianapolis, Indiana, in Kinston, North Carolina, 1989; died July 29, 1993, in Kinston, North Carolina, age 68.

    • William Forney Brame.
    • Elizabeth Towne Schmitt.
    • The American Organist, April 1987, 57.
    • The American Organist, November 1993, 54.

Database Entries

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