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Richards, Fowkes & Co. View Extant Instruments View Instruments

Distinction:

Ooltewah, Tennessee, from 1988.
Classification: Builder

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October 16, 2015:

Richards, Fowkes & Co. was formed in Ooltewah, Tennessee in 1988 by Ralph D. Richards and Bruce T. Fowkes. The firm specializes in building new mechanical action instruments of one to three manuals. The firm is noted for its casework in both traditional and contemporary styles.

Source:

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on October 30, 2019.

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; rev. ed., 1997, with updated information). —

Established by Ralph D. Richards and Bruce T. Fowkes in Ooltewah, Tennessee, 1988; active 1996.

Staff: Devon Fryling, Karla Fowkes; Tom Glander, Chris Hammond; Adrian Heckmann; Don Newton, Curtis Sharpe, Dean Wilson.

Source:

  • The American Organist May 1996 (New York: American Guild of Organists), 42.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on October 30, 2019.

Database Specs:

  • 24 Organs
  • 0 Divisions
  • 0 Consoles

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