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Wm. H. Davis & Son View Extant Instruments View Instruments

Distinction:

New York City, New York, 1849-1909.
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). —

William Davis & Son was established by William Henry Davis in New York City, New York, c. 1849; the firm was last listed in 1909.

Staff: Henry L. Davis.

Sources:

  • Musical and Sewing Machine Courier, March 30, 1881.
  • Orpha Ochse, The History of the Organ in the United States (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1975), 168.
  • Piano and Organ Purchaser's Guide, Purchaser's Guide to the Music Industries, (published by Music Trades, New York)

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on November 09, 2019.

Database Specs:

  • 19 Organs
  • 0 Divisions
  • 0 Consoles

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