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Theodore C. Knauff View Extant Instruments View Instruments

Distinction:

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1889-1892
Classification: Builder

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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 c. 1847 in Pennsylvania; son of Henry Knauff Sr., brother of J. C. and Henry Knauff, Jr.; active in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1889-1892; bankrupt, 1893.

Sources:

  • Peter T. Cameron.
  • Barbara J. Owen and Thomas Cunningham, "New Revised Builders List", The Tracker: 9:2 (Richmond, Va.: Organ Historical Society, 1965), 11.
  • Stephen L. Pinel, "Organbuilders and Their Families: in the Population Schedules of the Federal and State Census Surveys", The Tracker: 32:1 (Richmond, Va.: Organ Historical Society, 1988), 22.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on September 19, 2019.

Database Specs:

  • 2 Organs
  • 0 Divisions
  • 0 Consoles

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