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Fritts-Richards Organ Builders View Extant Instruments View Instruments


Tacoma, Washington, 1979-1990.
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). -

Established by Paul B. Fritts and Ralph D. Richards in Tacoma, Washington, 1979; Richards with other interests after mid-1986; firm was renamed in January, 1990, as Paul Fritts & Co., Organbuilders.

Staff: Robert L. Lange; John Eric Noran; Martin F. Pasi; William E. Unbehaun.


  • Letter to David H. Fox.
  • John Panning.
  • William Van Pelt.

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

Database Specs:

  • 10 Organs
  • 0 Divisions
  • 0 Consoles

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