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Newburgh, New York, 1977-1979.
Classification: Service Person

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January 01, 2016:

From Organ Database Builders editor Stephen Hall, Jan. 1 2016. —

Excerpts from Marchi's obituary:

Archangelo "Archie (Sonny) Marchi, born July 1, 1934, Brooklyn, New York - died December 2, 2011 Newburgh, New York.

Archie was the manager Cohen Shoe Store in Newburgh, and owned and operated Archie Shoe Plaza in New Windsor, New York. He also owned A & J Pipe & Reed Organ Service in New­burgh, with his late partner Joseph Corkedale. Archie was a past member of the Newburgh UNICO, National Organ Association,* and former member of Agudas Israel, Newburgh.

*It is not known which professional organization this referred to, it might have been the American Institute of Organbuilders or the American Guild of Organists. —Ed.

Source:

  • Obituary "Archangelo 'Archie' Marchi" . Times Herald-Record On-line Edition, posted December 5, 2011, accessed Jan. 1, 2016, https://www.recordonline.com/article/20111205/NEWS0301/111209809.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on September 20, 2019.

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). —

Active in Newburgh, New York, 1977; partner with Joseph Corkedale in A. & J. Pipe & Reed Organ Service of Newburgh, New York, 1979.

Sources:

  • Organ Handbook 1979 (Richmond, Va.: Organ Historical Society), 26.
  • Elizabeth Towne Schmitt.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on September 20, 2019.

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