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Jack M. Bethards View Extant Instruments View Instruments

Distinction:

San Francisco, California, from 1977.
Classification: Builder

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August 31, 2015:

See main entry: Felix F. Schoenstein & Sons

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October 30, 2004:

Note from the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders, by David H. Fox (Organ Historical Society, 1991; rev. ed., 1997, with updated information). Edited for the revised OHS Online Database website, 2017. -

Jack M. Bethards was born Nov. 29, 1940; he is a graduate of the University of California, Berkeley. He began his career with Booz, Allen & Hamilton, management consultants; then was with Proctor & Gamble. He purchased Schoenstein & Co., Organbuilders of San Francisco, California, and became owner, president, and tonal director; active in 2016.

Sources:

  • American Organist, April 1990, 18.
  • Stephen Pinel.
  • William Van Pelt.
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We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 29, 2019.

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