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Distinction:

Redwood City, California, 1951-1953; Cleveland, Ohio, 1953-1955; Methuen, Massachusetts, 1955; Gloucester, Massachusetts, 1961-1983.
Classification: Builder

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Fisk voicing one of his instruments.: Photograph by C.B. Fisk, submitted by John Roper. Taken approx. ca. 1970s

November 21, 2015:

External link: C. B. Fisk Organbuilders.

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

August 16, 2015:

For further information on the firm, see: C.B. Fisk, Inc.

 

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 29, 2019.

October 30, 2004:

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

Born February 1, 1925 in Washington, DC; in Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1930s; graduate of Cambridge School of Weston, Massachusetts, 1942; at Los Alamos Bomb Physics Division in World War II; graduate of Harvard College; physicist at Brookhaven National Laboratory; at Stanford University, 1950; organ work with John Swinford of Redwood City, California; with Walter Holtkamp, Sr. of Cleveland, Ohio, 1953-1955; partner in Andover Organ Co. of Methuen, Massachusetts, 1955; established C. B. Fisk in Gloucester, Massachusetts in 1961; died December 16, 1983 in Boston, Massachusetts.

Sources:

  • The Diapason: April 1984, 4.
  • Uwe Pape, The Tracker Organ Revival in America, (Berlin: Pape Verlag, 1978), 416.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on September 03, 2019.

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