Pipe Organ Database

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Dewey W. Layton View Extant Instruments View Instruments

Distinction:

Indiana and Colorado, 1950s-1972.
Classification: Employee or Independent Contractor

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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 26 June, 1923 in Corydon, Iowa; studied organ at University of Colorado and University of Indiana; with Texas Wesleyan College of Fort Worth, Texas, 1950-1951, instructor; operated organ firm in Bloomington, Indiana, 1951; in Fort Collins, Colorado; in Colorado Springs, Colorado, 1959; representative of Casavant firm of St. Hyacinthe, Quebec, Canada, 1959; in Florence, Colorado, c. 1975; died 1987.

Sources:

  • Uwe Pape, The Tracker Organ Revival in America, (Berlin: Pape Verlag, 1978), 423.
  • John Panning.
  • Elizabeth Towne Schmitt.
  • Social Security Death Index.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on September 11, 2019.

Database Specs:

  • 25 Organs
  • 0 Divisions
  • 0 Consoles

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