Pipe Organ Database

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American Classic Organ Co. View Extant Instruments View Instruments


Chester, Connecticut prior to 2005.
Classification: Builder

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April 15, 2010:

From the OHS Organ Database, Builders Listing Editor, March 19, 2016. -

Partnership of Michael Fazio, and Richard G. Taylor in Chester, Connecticut in the 2000s. When Fazio and Taylor purchased Austin Organs in 2005 and became the new management for the Austin firm, American Classic was merged into Austin.


  1. Jane Gordon, "A Reason to Rejoice in Hartford: An Organ Business Is Saved" New York Times, February 19, 2006.
  2. Austin Organs website, http://www.austinorgans.com/aoihistory.html, accessed March 19, 2016.
    1. We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.

Database Specs:

  • 3 Organs
  • 0 Divisions
  • 0 Consoles

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