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Pomplitz Church Organ Co. View Extant Instruments View Instruments


Baltimore, Maryland, 1850-1887.
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). —

Baltimore, Maryland; established 1850 by August Pomplitz; firm closed 1887.

Staff: Louis Pomplitz; John W. Otto.


  • Martin Kares, The German Element in American Organbuilding, 1700-1900 (dissertation, Marburg 1990).
  • Martin Kares, "Baltimore: Center of German-American Organbuilding", The Tracker 39:3 (Richmond, Va.: Organ Historical Society, 1995), 14.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on October 21, 2019.

Database Specs:

  • 32 Organs
  • 0 Divisions
  • 0 Consoles

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