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Holtkamp Organ Co. View Extant Instruments View Instruments

Distinction:

Cleveland, Ohio from 1951. Succeeded Votteler-Holtkamp-Sparling Organ Co.
Classification: Undetermined

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April 01, 2016:

External Link: Holtkamp Organ Co.

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

October 10, 2010:

Under the leadership of Walter Holtkamp, Sr. established a reputation for quality instruments of a unique incarnation of the ideals of the post-orchestral organ reform movement. Following a pattern established during the pre-World War II years, the firm uses only "Holtkamp" on nameplates and nameboards.

Source:

  • We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on May 06, 2019.

October 30, 2004:

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

Succeeded Votteler-Holtkamp-Sparling Organ Co. of Cleveland, Ohio, 1951; active in 1989.

Staff: Charles B. Fisk; Frank L. Friemel; John W. Goulding; Walter Hawkes; Ferdinand Holtkamp; Walter Holtkamp, Sr.; Walter Holtkamp, Jr.; Charles Litherland; Charles W. McManis; Martin Ott; Lawrence I. Phelps; Benjamin F. Sperbeck; Randall Wagner.

Source:

  • The American Organist April 1989 (New York: American Guild of Organists), 75.
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We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on May 06, 2019.

Database Specs:

  • 360 Organs
  • 6 Divisions
  • 6 Consoles

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