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Newburyport, Massachusetts, 1830s-1840s.
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 March 10, 1812 in Newburyport, Massachusetts; brother of Edward Bass Morss; amateur organbuilder in Newburyport, Massachusetts, 1830s-1840s; piano tuner until 1860; died October 23, 1860, in Portland, Maine.


  • Orpha Ochse, The History of the Organ in the United States (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1975), 143.
  • Barbara Owen, The Organ in New England (Raleigh: Sunbury Press, 1979), 408.
  • Stephen Pinel.

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  • 4 Organs
  • 0 Divisions
  • 0 Consoles