W.B.D. Simmons & Co. View Extant Instruments View Instruments


Boston, Massachusetts, 1860-1876.
Classification: Builder

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October 30, 2004:

From the OHS Database Builders editor, April 7, 2016 -

Established by William B. D. Simmons in Boston, Massachusetts, 1860-1876.


  • Orpha Ochse, The History of the Organ in the United States (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1975), 135.

NOTE: This entry was derived from David H. Fox, "Simmons, William Benjamin Dearborne (& Co.)" A Guide to North American Organbuilders  (Richmond, Va.: Organ Historical Society, 1991), 267, but has been limited to the information on the company. For information on the man, refer to W.B.D. Simmons (Builder ID=7883) —Ed.
We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on November 23, 2019.

Database Specs:

  • 79 Organs
  • 3 Divisions
  • 5 Consoles