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Charles C. Kilgen, Sr. View Extant Instruments View Instruments

Distinction:

New York City, New York; St. Louis, Missouri, late 1880s–1932.
Classification: Builder

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August 29, 2015:

See main entry: Geo. Kilgen & Son, Inc.

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

October 30, 2004:

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

Born April 22, 1859 in New York City, New York; son of George Kilgen, father of Alfred G., Eugene R., George J., Henry C., Jean, Rudolph F., and Charles C. Kilgen, Jr.; with father in New York City, New York; partner with father in George Kilgen & Son of St. Louis, Missouri, late 1880s; partner with four sons, 1924; died May 6, 1932 in St. Louis, Missouri.

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

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