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The Reuter-Schwarz Organ Co. View Extant Instruments View Instruments


Highland, Illinois, 1917-1919. Lawrence, Kansas, 1919-1920.
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). —

Partnership of Adolph C. Reuter, Earl G. Schwarz and several businessmen in Highland, Illinois, 1917, factory at Trenton, Illinois; relocated to Lawrence, Kansas, 1919; succeeded by Reuter Organ Co. upon withdrawal of Schwarz, 1920.

Staff: Brink Hamel; J. W. Holland; Edgar Jost; Frank Jost; Henry Jost; Leslie N. Leet; E. J. Netzer; R. A. Ruegger; Albert G. Sabol Sr.; Jacob Shaefer; William Zeifle.


  • The Diapason April 1917, 2.
  • The Diapason November 1919, 5.
  • The Diapason April 1920, 3.
  • Junchen, David, Encyclopedia of the American Theatre Organ, vol. 2 (Pasadena: Showcase Publications 1990), 473.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on November 06, 2019.

Database Specs:

  • 5 Organs
  • 0 Divisions
  • 0 Consoles

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