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Henry Knauff, Sr. View Extant Instruments View Instruments

Distinction:

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1837-1863.
Classification: Builder

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November 03, 2019:

From Organ Database Builders editor Stephen Hall, November 1, 2019. —

Born April 1809 • Albany, New York
Died November 1, 1897 • Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Source:

  • Jeffrey B Fowler, DMA
    Archivist, Philadelphia Chapter of the AGO.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on November 03, 2019.

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 c. 1806 in New York; father of J. C., Theodore, and Henry W. Knauff, Jr.; active in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1837–1863; partner with Henry, Jr., 1864.

Source:

  • Stephen L. Pinel, "Organbuilders and Their Families: in the Population Schedules of the Federal and State Census Surveys", The Tracker 32:1 (Organ Historical Society, 1987), 22.
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We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on November 02, 2019.

Database Specs:

  • 16 Organs
  • 0 Divisions
  • 0 Consoles

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