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Cleveland, Ohio, 1855-1894.
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). —

Brother of Henry J. Votteler, father of Henry B. Votteler; immigrated to the United States in 1847; established his own firm 1855; in Votteler Brothers Music store of Cleveland, Ohio, 1866-c. 1870; organbuilder with his brother c. 1870-c. 1894; associated with Ernst A. Humitsch; succeeded by Henry B. Votteler; deceased by May 30, 1894 in Cleveland, Ohio.


  • Boston Organ Club Newsletter 123:9.
  • The Diapason December 1922, 2.
  • One or more local directories of the place and period.
  • Martin Kares, The German Element in American Organbuilding, 1700-1900 (dissertation, Marburg 1990).
  • Elizabeth Towne Schmitt.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on October 14, 2019.

Database Specs:

  • 13 Organs
  • 4 Divisions
  • 3 Consoles

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