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Franklin J. Kantner View Extant Instruments View Instruments


Berks County and Reading, Pennsylvania, 1882-1887.
Classification: Undetermined

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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). —

Son of Joel Kantner, brother of Washington and William Kantner; active in Berks County and Reading, Pennsylvania, 1882-1887; reed organs; physician.


  • Raymond J. Brunner, ‘’That Ingenious Business’’: Pennsylvania German Organbuilders (Birdsboro, Pennsylvania: The Pennsylvania German Society 1990), 199.
  • John Speller.
  • Barbara J. Owen and Thomas Cunningham, "New Revised Builders List", The Tracker: 9:2 (Richmond, Va.: Organ Historical Society, 1965), 11.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on September 17, 2019.

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