Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada, 1879-1933.
For further information see Casavant Frères Ltée.We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 07, 2019.
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 added source). -
Joseph-Claver Casavant Jr. was the son of Joseph C. Casavant, and brother of Samuel-Marie Casavant. He apprenticed with his father's successor, Eusebe Brodeur of Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada. After his apprenticeship, he travelled to Europe and studied with John Abbey of Versailles, France, in 1878. Returning to Québec, he established Casavant Frères Ltée. in Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada with his brother, 1879. He visited Europe again in 1896. Joseph-Claver Casavant Jr. died December 10, 1933 in Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada.
Patent: jointly with Joseph C. Hevey and Arthur Letiecq: Patent #1,760,813; May 27, 1930; stop action.