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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1892; Erie, Pennsylvania, 1894-1924; d. 1936.
Classification: Organ Supplier

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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 September 29, 1857 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; father of Harry H. Kugel and Rubin G. Kugel; with Anton Gottfried firm of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1892; partner with Gottfried in Erie, Pennsylvania, 1894-1901; established National Organ Supply Co. of Erie, Pennsylvania, 1920, with son; partner with sons and Frederick Durst in successor Organ Supply Corp., 1924, treasurer; died 25 Jan. 1936 in Erie, Pennsylvania.


  • The Diapason, March 1936, 26.
  • David L. Junchen, Encyclopedia of the American Theatre Organ, vol. 2 (Pasadena: Showcase Publications, 1989), 821.

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