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Charlotte, North Carolina from 1968
Classification: Undetermined

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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, 1997) -

Blakely Organbuilders. Succeeded Louis Gayle Monette* & Associates of Charlotte, North Carolina; established by Ralph Erskine Blakely in Davidson, North Carolina, 1968; active in 1992.

Staff: T. Lance Nicholls; Harry L. Torrence.

*Listed as Louis G. Monette in the older notes in the database and as Gayle Monette in A Guide to North American Organbuilders, 1997 revision.


  • Letter to David H. Fox., 32:2, p10.
  • Organ Handbook (OHS Press, 1989), p13.
  • American Organist, August 1990, p37.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.

Database Specs:

  • 5 Organs
  • 0 Divisions
  • 0 Consoles

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