Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada, 1879-1929.
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, rev. ed. (Richmond, Va.: Organ Historical Society, 1997). -
Samuel-Marie Casavant was the son of Joseph C. Casavant, brother of Joseph-Claver Casavant Jr., and father of Aristide Casavant. He and his brother apprenticed with their father's successor, Eusèbe Brodeur of Saint-Hyacinthe, Canada. He was in France, 1879; he established Casavant Frères Ltée. of Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada with his brother, Joseph-Claver, in 1879, and became the first tonal director for the firm. Samuel-Marie Casavant died November 23, 1929 in Montréal, Québec, Canada.