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Brooklyn, New York 1875-1896; Merrick, New York 1906-1924; Succeeded by Midmer-Losh.
Classification: Builder

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August 28, 2015:

Reuben Midmer & Son was succeeded by two firms:

Midmer-Losh, Merrick New York, 1924 - Brothers Charles Seibert Losh and George Losh acquired the firm and changed the name, continued constructing new organs; and

Midmer-Light, Long Island, New York, 1918 - a service firm established by Reed Midmer, Jr. (grandson of Reubin Midmer) and another staff member from the Midmer & Son firm, James Light.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

October 30, 2004:

From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders by David H. Fox (Organ Historical Society, 1991). -

Established by Reuben Midmer in Brooklyn, New York, 1860; Reed Midmer became partner, 1875; firm sold to Reed Midmer, 1895; firm relocated to Merrick, New York, 1906; succeeded by Midmer-Losh on 15 March, 1924.

Staff: George W. Badger; James E. Bennet; John Bergstrom; George Cranford; Ebenezer Creibl; Samuel Criebl; S. H. Ebert; Arthur L. Fenton; William B. Fleming; James B. Light; George W. Loree; C. Seibert Losh; J. R. McKay; Charles Mecking; (Francis J. N. Tallman?); William C. Young.


  • Piano and Organ Purchaser's Guide, Purchaser's Guide to the Music Industries, (published by Music Trades, New York)

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 11, 2019.

Database Specs:

  • 106 Organs
  • 5 Divisions
  • 3 Consoles

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