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Georgetown, Massachusetts, 1970-1976; Deerfield, New Hampshire, 1976-1978; Eugene, Oregon, 1978-1979. Winston-Salem, North Carolina, from 1979.
Classification: Builder

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October 30, 2004:

From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders,, by David H. Fox (Organ Historical Society, 1991). Edited for the revised OHS Online Database website, 2017. -

John Allen Farmer was born January 4, 1950 in Shreveport, Louisiana. He apprenticed at Noack Organ Co. of Georgetown, Massachusetts, 1970-1976; with Bozeman-Gibson firm of Deerfield, New Hampshire, 1976-1978; with John Brombaugh & Associates of Eugene, Oregon, 1978-1979; he established J. Allen Farmer, Inc., in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, in 1979.


  • Letter to David H. Fox.
  • Organ Handbook 1989 (Richmond, Va.: Organ Historical Society), 57.

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