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New York City, New York, 1846-1892.
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 1810 in New York; partner of Thomas Hall in Hall & Labagh of New York City, New York, 1846-1867, and with James Kemp in Hall, Labagh & Co., 1868-1872; in successor firm Labagh & Kemp, 1872-1892; died July 13, 1892.


  • Orpha Ochse, The History of the Organ in the United States (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1975), 148, 279.
  • John Ogasapian, Organ Building in New York City 1700-1900 (Braintree, MA: The Organ Literature Foundation 1977), 43.
  • 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), 24.

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