The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 908

Builder Identification

Charlestown, New Hampshire, 1986.

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). -

    Active in Charlestown, New Hampshire, 1986.


    • Boston Organ Club Newsletter 131:16.
    • Elizabeth Towne Schmitt.

  • Note from Organ Database Builders editor Charles Eberline, November 19, 2017. -

    William Andrew Brys was born in Meriden, Connecticut, on October 15, 1938. He was the music director at Charlestown, New Hampshire, High School from 1961 to 1964 and then at Bellows Falls, New Hampshire, Union High School for 22 years. From 1983 on, he was self-employed as an organbuilder, residing in Charlestown and traveling throughout the northeastern United States. He died on April 18, 2004, in Valley Regional Hospital in Claremont, New Hampshire.


    • "William Andrew Brys,” obituary, Brattleboro (VT) Reformer, April 21, 2004,, accessed November 15, 2017,

Database Entries

There are 4 entries in the database that describe organs by William A. Brys.

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