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Walter Holtkamp, Jr. ('Chick') View Extant Instruments View Instruments

Distinction:

Cleveland, Ohio, 1956–1997.
Classification: Builder

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August 18, 2015:

For information on the company, Holtkamp Organ Co.

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

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 1929; son of Walter Holtkamp Sr.; graduate Western Reserve Academy, Hudson, Ohio, 1929; B. A. University Chicago, 1949; with family firm of Holtkamp Organ Co. of Cleveland, Ohio, 1956, president, 1962; retired 1997.

Sources:

  • American Institute of Organbuilders (AIO): 1989 membership directory.
  • Uwe Pape, The Tracker Organ Revival in America, (Berlin: Pape Verlag, 1978), 420.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on September 28, 2019.

Database Specs:

  • 0 Organs
  • 0 Divisions
  • 1 Consoles

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