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Horatio Davis View Extant Instruments View Instruments

Distinction:

Boston, Massachusetts, 1853; Reading, Massachusetts, 1856.
Classification: Builder

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October 30, 2004:

From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders, rev. ed., by David H. Fox (Organ Historical Society, 1997). —

Born c. 1804 in Massachusetts, we have no record of Horatio Davis' early life. He was partner of William Stevens and James Jewett in Stevens, Davis & Jewett of Boston, Massachusetts, in 1853; then briefly a partner with Thomas Appleton in Appleton & Davis of Reading, Massachusetts, 1856.

Sources:

  • Orpha Ochse, The History of the Organ in the United States (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1975), 131.
  • Barbara Owen, The Organ in New England (Raleigh: Sunbury Press, 1979), 396, 400.
  • Stephen Pinel.
  • Tracker: 32:1:22
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