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August B. Pomplitz View Extant Instruments View Instruments

Distinction:

Baltimore, Maryland, c.1850-c. 1862.
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 c. 1825 in Prussia, Germany; father of Louis and Herman Pomplitz; partner with Henry Rodewald in Pomplitz & Rodewald of Baltimore, Maryland, 1850-c. 1862; in Pomplitz Church Organ Co.; died February 3, 1877.

Sources:

  • Musical and Sewing Machine Gazette February 28, 1880, 51.
  • Orpha Ochse, The History of the Organ in the United States (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1975), 180.

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

Database Specs:

  • 10 Organs
  • 0 Divisions
  • 1 Consoles

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