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Distinction:

New York City, c.1884; Philadelphia, dates unknown; New York City; Roselle, New Jersey, before 1898; Alliance, Ohio, 1898-1954.
Classification: Employee or Independent Contractor

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August 26, 2015:

For further information, see: A. R. Schopp & Sons Inc.

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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). -

Born 1869 in Bad Orb, Germany; he was the father of Harvey and Robert Schopp, Sr.; he immigrated to the United States in 1884; with Roosevelt firm of New York City, New York, as a pipemaker; with C. S. Haskell firm of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; with Hook & Hastings firm of Kendal Green, Massachusetts; with George Jardine firm of New York City, New York; with Farrand & Votey firm of Detroit, Michigan; partner with Leonhard Gutfleisch in Gutfleisch & Schopp, organ pipes, of Roselle, New Jersey, then relocated to Alliance, Ohio, 1898-1954; Schopp died in 1954; and was succeeded by his sons.

Source:

  • David L. Junchen, Encyclopedia of the American Theatre Organ, vol. 2 (Pasadena: Showcase Publications, 1989), 898.

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

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