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Jan van Daalen View Extant Instruments View Instruments


Dutch; Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1969.
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 (Richmond, Va.: Organ Historical Society, 1991; rev. ed. 1997 with updated information). —

Born 1938 in Amsterdam, Netherlands; with Fonteyn en Gaal of Amsterdam, 1954-1958 and 1961-1964; with E. F. Walcker & Cie. of Ludwigsburg, West Germany, 1958-1960; Masters exam at Ludwigsburg School of Music Instrument Building, 1960; with Hallman Organbuilding Co., Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, 1964-1968; established Van Daalen Organbuilding of Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1969; active in Plymouth, Minnesota, 1989; representative of the Van Daalen firm of ‘s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands, in Prescott, Arizona, by 1996.


  • The American Organist January 1983, 37.
  • The American Organist February 1996, 78.
  • Uwe Pape, The Tracker Organ Revival in America, (Berlin: Pape Verlag, 1978), 415.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on November 15, 2019.

Database Specs:

  • 43 Organs
  • 2 Divisions
  • 3 Consoles

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