Pipe Organ Database

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George Bruce Kemp Jr. View Extant Instruments View Instruments

Distinction:

Garwood, New Jersey, c. 1905; Indianapolis, Indiana, 1907; Highland, Illinois, dates unknown; St. Louis, Missouri, before 1934.
Classification: Employee or Independent Contractor

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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). -

Born January 25, 1885 in Jersey City, New Jersey; son of George B. Kemp Sr.; with Aeolian Co. of Garwood, New Jersey; studied with Samuel P. Warren; organist, age 13; in Indianapolis, Indiana, 1907, teacher in public schools; with Wicks Pipe Organ Co. of Highland, Illinois; with Geo. Kilgen & Son, Inc. of St. Louis, Missouri; organ authority; died March 28, 1934 in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Sources:

  • The Diapason:, June 1931, 33.
  • The Diapason:, May 1934, 20.
  • Dr. Stephen Pinel.

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

Database Specs:

  • 0 Organs
  • 0 Divisions
  • 0 Consoles

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