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New York City, New York, 1872–1892.
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 (Organ Historical Society, 1991). -

Succeeded Hall, Labagh & Co.; partnership of John Labagh and James Kemp in New York City, New York, 1872-1892; succeeded by Chapman & Symmes.

Staff: J. Aberg {Oberg?}; R. Churlstrom; Lewis C. Harrison; George B. Kemp, Sr; G. Knight; P. Larubly; Louis F. Mohr, Sr.; J. Murphy; J. Scott; R. Serti; E. G. Taylor; H. Wolfram.


  • Orpha Ochse, The History of the Organ in the United States (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1975), 279.
  • John Ogasapian, Organ Building in New York City 1700-1900 (Braintree, MA: The Organ Literature Foundation 1977), 52.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on September 30, 2019.

Database Specs:

  • 8 Organs
  • 0 Divisions
  • 0 Consoles