William Small View Extant Instruments View Instruments


Portland, Maine, active by 1822 to beyond 1850.
Classification: Builder

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October 30, 2004:

From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders by David H. Fox (Organ Historical Society, 1991). —

Born 1786 in Portland, Maine; partner of (Franklin?) Knight in Portland, Maine; active by 1822 to beyond 1850; cabinetmaker, organ repairer and installer; died 1879 in Portland, Maine.


  • Orpha Ochse, The History of the Organ in the United States (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1975), 143.
  • Barbara Owen, The Organ in New England (Raleigh: Sunbury Press, 1979), 412.

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