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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1987-1989; Stowe, Pennsylvania, from 1989.
Classification: Builder

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May 07, 2018:

From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders by David H. Fox (Organ Historical Society, 1997). -

Patrick Murphy was born in 1960 in Camden, New Jersey; he is a graduate of Ohio Wesleyan University in organ, 1983. He worked with Fred Sponsler of Philadelphia, 1976-1982, as part-time and full-time apprentice. He was then with Noack Organ Co. in Worcester, Massachusetts, for the summer of 1982; then with R. J. Brunner firm of Marietta, Pennsylvania, 1984-1986; and with Mudler-Hunter firm of Philadelphia, 1986-87. He established Patrick J. Murphy & Associates in Philadelphia, in 1987, the firm was relocated to Stowe, Pennsylvania in August of 1989; the firm is still active (October 2016).


Editor's Note: This entry is derived from the original entry "Patrick Murphy & Associates" which now is concerned only with the company and not the individual.
We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.

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  • 0 Divisions
  • 0 Consoles

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