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Rieger Orgelbau View Extant Instruments View Instruments

Distinction:

In Vorarlberg, Austria in 1975; later Schwarzach, Austria
Classification: Undetermined

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October 26, 2015:

From the Rieger Orgelbau website (English version), accessed Oct 25, 2015 --

1845 - Franz Reiger builds Opus 1 in the Castle Church near Jägerndorf
1845-1923 - Firm continues in family
1924 - Purchase of the firm by J von Glatter-Götz
1938-1945 - Second World War, firm built ammunition boxes
1945 - Expulsion following the Beneš Decrees
1946 - "Rieger-Orgelbau�: new beginning in Schwarzach/Voralberg
Firm active in 2015

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

October 30, 2004:

From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North America Organ Builders by David H. Fox (Organ Historical Society, 1991). --

In Vorarlberg, Austria in 1975; later Schwarzach, Austria

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

Database Specs:

  • 20 Organs
  • 0 Divisions
  • 1 Consoles

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