London, Ontario, Canada, from 1963.
Note from the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders, by David H. Fox (Richmond, Va., Organ Historical Society, 1991, rev. ed., with additional information, 1997). -
Husband of Martha Kney; apprentice with Paul Sattel, Speyer, 1945-1950; with Erhard Quack in Germany, 1946-1949; with Keates Organ Co. of Lucan, Ontario, Canada, 1951, voicer; partner with John Bright in Kney & Bright of London, Ontario, Canada, 1955-1963; acquired firm as Gabriel Kney & Co., 1963; retired and closed workshop September 1996; continued service, restoration, and consulting, active in 1995.
Staff: Robert Baker, Thomas Churchill; Josef Daicsak; Elwyn S. Davies; Bruce Fotherby; Florence Hanel; John Henderson; Larry Hunt; Martha Kney; Antal Kozma; Andreas Rehmann; Art Seager.