Andover, Massachusetts, 1966; Exeter, New Hampshire, 1987-1996.
From the OHS Database Builders Listing editor, June 4, 2016. -
Wilson R. Barry (June 26, 1925 - March 24, 2012) was a master builder of both organs and harpsichords.1 He established his own firm in Andover, Massachusetts, in 1966 as Wilson R. Barry & Co. building organs and harpsichords. The firm was relocated to Exeter, New Hampshire, in 1987.2 The firm closed in 1996 with Mr. Barry's retirement.3
For additional information on Wilson Barry, the person, see separate article Wilson BarryWe received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.
From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders by David H. Fox (Organ Historical Society, 1991). -
Graduate of Princeton University; with Chester Raymond of Princeton, Massachusetts; with Tellers firm of Erie, Pennsylvania; with Andover Organ Co. of Methuen, Massachusetts, c. 1963; operated firm in Andover, Massachusetts, 1966; in Exeter, New Hampshire, 1987, organs, harpsichords.