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Reed Midmer Jr. View Extant Instruments View Instruments

Distinction:

Merrick, New York, 1918, Long Island, New York, c.1918.
Classification: Builder

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September 27, 2019:

From the OHS PC Database, (James H. Cook and Elizabeth Towne Schmitt, co-editors). —

His death was reported in Vol I, p. 373 of old* American Organist.

*Referring to the periodical of that name published by T. Scott Burnham, the same title has been used by the American Guild of Organists for its journal since January, 1979. —Ed.
We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on September 27, 2019.

August 25, 2015:

See also:
Reuben Midmer & Son and Midmer-Light.
 

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on September 26, 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). —

Son of Reed Midmer, Sr., grandson of Reuben Midmer; he was with his father's firm of Reuben Midmer & Son, director, 1918.

He established Midmer-Light firm with James G. Light in Long Island, New York, c. 1918.

Sources:

  • The Bicentennial Tracker (Richmond, Va., The Organ Historical Society, 1976), 96.
  • David L. Junchen, Encyclopedia of the American Theatre Organ, vol. 1 (Pasadena: Showcase Publications, 1985), 315.

 

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on September 26, 2019.

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