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Distinction:

Atlanta, Georgia, 1950s-to at least 1996.
Classification: Builder

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May 07, 2018:

Update: John Widener died in 2004. Thomas McCook became the president of Widener and Company at that time, and remains so today (July 4, 2017). —Ed.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

October 30, 2004:

Note 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). Edited for the revised OHS Online Database website, 2017. -

Established by John Widener in Atlanta, Georgia, c. 1950s; partnership with Thomas L. McCook, c. 1967; installed Schantz organ, 1975; active 1996.

Sources:

  • Letter to David H. Fox.
  • Music, August 1975, 22. [The journal of the American Guild of Organists, Music was renamed The American Organist in January, 1979.]
  • Elizabeth Towne Schmitt.
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We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 29, 2019.

Database Specs:

  • 2 Organs
  • 0 Divisions
  • 0 Consoles

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