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Distinction:

Denver, Colorado, c. 1875.
Classification: Builder

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August 14, 2016:

From the OHS Database Builders Listing editor, August 14, 2016. -

Ortha Osche gives Anderson-s birth year as 1836.1 Her only citation for the section on Anderson is an article in Music (predecessor to American Organist) by James Bratton.2

Source:

  1. Orpha Ochse, The History of the Organ in the United States (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1975), 308-9.
  2. James M. Bratton, "Pipe Organs before 1900,� Music 2, no. 5 (May 1968): 33, 45 (cited in Ochse).

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.

August 11, 2015:

For further information see Anderson-Silby

 

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

October 30, 2004:

From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders by David H. Fox (Organ Historical Society, 1991). -

Born c. 1826 in Sweden; in eastern United States; in Blackhawk, Colorado, 1862; in Central City, Colorado, c. 1862, jeweler; partner with George Silsby in Anderson-Silsby firm of Denver, Colorado, c. 1875; died 1922.

Sources:

  • The Bicentennial Tracker (Organ Historical Society, 1976), 117.
  • James M. Bratton, "Hook Your Hastings to a Steer," Colorado Episcopalian.
  • Barbara Owen.
  • Tracker 8:1, 12.
  • Elizabeth Towne Schmitt.

 

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.

Database Specs:

  • 8 Organs
  • 0 Divisions
  • 0 Consoles

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