The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. Louis R.C. Cathedral
4431 Lindell Blvd.
St. Louis, Missouri 63108

OHS Database ID 33496.

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Status and Condition

This organ is no longer whole; parts were dispersed, and some may have been re-used in a different installation.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition July 4, 2014.

Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) ventil chests.

Four manuals. 6 divisions. 91 stops.

The organ is in gallery-level chambers at the rear of the room.

Balanced swell shoes/pedals. Concave radiating pedalboard.


  • Identified through online information from James R. Stettner. -- The main organ was installed in the rear gallery. A 2-manual division was placed in the sanctuary behind the main altar. The organ had twin 4-manual consoles. There was a Celestial division in the dome. The organ was dedicated August 25, 1915. It was replaced in 1946 by a new Kilgen, retaining 14 stops from the 1915 instrument. (Database Manager. March 2, 2008)
  • Updated through online information from John Speller. -- Much of the pipework from this organ was incorporated into later instruments. There is some doubt, however, whether anything other than the Sanctuary Organ was ever installed. (Database Manager. July 4, 2014)

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  • Stoplist from The Diapason October 1915
         St. Louis, Missouri
         St. Louis Cathedral
         Kilgen  1915
         GREAT                            SWELL
     16' Double Open Diapason         16' Bourdon
      8' First Open Diapason           8' Open Diapason
      8' Second Open Diapason          8' Stopped Diapason
      8' Grossflöte                    8' Viol d'Orchestre
      8' Clarabella                    8' Vox Seraphique
      8' Violoncello                   8' Keraulophon
      4' Octave                        4' Violina
      4' Hohlflöte                     4' Flauto Traverso
      2' Fifteenth                   III  Solo Cornet
      8' Trumpet                      16' Contra Fagotto
      4' Clarion                       8' Posaune
                                       8' Oboe
         SANCTUARY GREAT                  Tremulant
      8' First Open Diapason
      8' Second Open Diapason             SANCTUARY SWELL
      8' Doppelflöte                  16' Bourdon
      8' Gemshorn                      8' Diapason Phonon
      4' Octave                        8' Rohrflöte
                                       8' Salicional
         CHOIR                         8' Viole Celeste
     16' Quintone                      4' Harmonic Flute
      8' Violin Diapason               8' Cornopean
      8' Concert Flute                 8' Oboe
      8' Dolce                            Tremulant
      8' Unda Maris
      4' Flute a Cheminee                 CELESTIAL
      2' Harmonic Piccolo              8' Cor de Nuit
      8' Cor Anglais                   8' Lieblich Gedeckt
         Tremulant                     8' Viole Aetheria
                                       8' Vox Angelica
         SANCTUARY CHOIR               4' Fernflöte
      8' Geigen Principal              8' Vox Humana
      8' Melodia                          Tremulant
      8' Dulciana                         Cathedral Chimes 20 tubes
      4' Flute d'Amour                    Celestia Harp 54 bars
      8' Clarinet
         Tremulant                        PEDAL
                                      32' Contra Bass
         SOLO                         32' Resultant
      8' Flauto Major                 16' Open Diapason
      8' Gross Gamba                  16' Violone
      8' Gross Gamba Celeste          16' First Bourdon
      4' Prestant                     16' Second Bourdon
      4' Flute Ouverte                 8' Grossflöte
     16' Tuba Profunda                 8' Orchestral Cello
      8' Harmonic Tuba                 8' Flauto Dolce
      8' Orchestral Oboe              32' Bombardon
      4' Tuba Clarion                 16' Trombone
         Tremulant                    16' Fagotto
                                          SANCTUARY PEDAL
                                      16' Open Diapason
                                      16' Bourdon
                                       8' Grossflöte
    [Received on line from Jeff Scofield November 20, 2009.]
  • Click Here Stoplist from The Diapason October 1915 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.