The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. Mary of the Angels Anglo-Catholic Church
4510 Finley Avenue
Los Angeles: Hollywood, California 90027

OHS Database ID 58615.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been altered from the original installation as described here.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition February 27, 2018.

Technical Details

Tubular pneumatic key action. Pneumatic stop action.

Two manuals. 10 stops. 10 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 30 notes.

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


  • Built in 1906 for S.A. Sanderson residence, Long Beach, California. In 1912, sold to to E.F. Robbins for his residence in Pasadena, California. In 1927, purchased by William Ripley Dorr for his studio in Los Angeles; at an unknown time he sold it to St. Mary of the Angels Episcopal Church, Hollywood, California. (Database Manager. June 22, 2016)
  • Updated by Claire Plauzoles, who has heard or played the organ. (Steven E. Lawson. February 27, 2018)

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  • Stoplist from The King of Instruments in the Crown City 1888-2000 by James Lewis (The Ascensius Press: 2010)
    Hollywood, California
    St. Mary of the Angels Episcopal Church
    Estey Organ Company   Opus 378   1906
    2 manuals, 10 stops, 10 ranks
               GREAT ORGAN (61 notes)
            8' Open Diapason
            8' Dulciana
            8' Melodia
            4' Flauto d'Amour
               Swell to Great
               SWELL ORGAN (61 notes)
            8' Stopped Diapason
            8' Salicional
            8' Vox Celestis
            4' Flauto Traverso
            8' Oboe
               PEDAL ORGAN (30 notes)
           16' Bourdon
               Great to Pedal
               Swell to Pedal
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2016-06-22]