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American Master Organ Co. View Extant Instruments View Instruments

Distinction:

New York City, New York, 1914-1916; Paterson, New Jersey, 1916-1917.
Classification: Builder

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October 30, 2004:

Note from the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders, by David H. Fox (Organ Historical Society, 1991). Edited for the revised OHS Online Database website, 2017. -

American Master Organ Co. was established in New York City, New York, in 1914; with factory facilities in Warsaw, New York. The firm was relocated to Lakeview, Paterson, New Jersey, in 1916; but went bankrupt the following year, 1917.

Staff: Carl A. Benson; Frederick S. Brockbank; Augustus C. Ely; James T. Jordan; J. Larkin; R. J. Lynch,; Frank R. White; Gustave Widor-Ronfort.

Sources:

  • The Diapason, December 1914, 8.
  • The Diapason, December 1915, 1.
  • The Diapason, November 1917. [page number missing in Fox's Guide]
  • David Junchen, Encyclopedia of the American Theatre Organ, vol. 2 (Pasadena: Showcase Publications, 1990), 28.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on September 16, 2019.

Database Specs:

  • 6 Organs
  • 0 Divisions
  • 0 Consoles

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