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Samuel Pierce Organ Pipe Co. View Extant Instruments View Instruments

Distinction:

Reading, Massachusetts, 1847-1924; succeeded by Dennison Organ Pipe Co.
Classification: Undetermined

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May 07, 2018:

See also: Charles W. Griffith and Edwin B. Hedges, Jr.

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

October 10, 2015:

For further information, see: Dennison Organ Pipe Co. (successor company)

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 Samuel Pierce in Reading, Massachusetts, 1847; incorporated 1897; wood pipes; acquired Charles W. Griffiths firm of Reading, Massachusetts, 1899; acquired Edwin B. Hedges firm of Westfield, Massachusetts, by merger, 1919; succeeded by Dennison Organ Pipe Co., 1924.

Staff: Charles B. Beaudry; Frederick Bolton, Sr.; James H. Bolton; John H. Corrie; William A. Corrie; William S. Dennison; Warren L. Fletcher; Charles W. Griffiths; Edwin B. Hedges Jr.; Albert L. Jones; Herbert E. Kinsley; Stephen P. Kinsley; Charles H. Moor; Frank W. Moulton; Harrison H. Parker; Thomas R. Todd; Joseph G. Webb; Frederick I. White; Edward Wright.

Sources:

  • Diapason, Aug. 1919, 1.
  • Barbara Owen, The Organ in New England (Raleigh: Sunbury Press, 1979), 409.
  • Piano and Organ Purchaser-s Guide, Purchaser-s Guide to the Music Industries, (published by Music Trades, New York), 1918. 

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 29, 2019.

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