New York City, New York, 1874-1879.
From the OHS PC Database Builders Listing editor, Mar 25, 2016 -
Excerpt from a paper by Robert C. Delvin:
"The post-Civil War economy greatly diminished Henry Erben-s southern business, although he continued to build isolated instruments for southern congregations.[material omitted] Even as the South began to attain a measure of economic recovery, the nation as a whole, was plunged into the depression brought about by the "panic" of 1873, with the expected adverse effect on the business of all organ builders, Erben included. From 1874-1879, Erben was forced once again to go into partnership, this time with William M. Wilson, under the name of Henry Erben & Co.,..." -Robert C. Delvin
See main entry: Henry ErbenWe received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders, by David H. Fox (Richmond, Va.: Organ Historical Society, 1991). -
Partner with William M. Wilson in Henry Erben & Co. of New York City, New York, 1874-1879; Erben briefly retired, then formed a partnership with his son as Henry Erben & Son, 1879-1884; Erben died May 7, 1884; William M. Wilson continued Henry Erben & Co.
We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.