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E. & G. G. Hook (Opus 64, 1845)

Originally E. & G. G. Hook

Location:

Tremont Temple
Boston, MA US
Organ ID: 14587

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Status and Condition:

  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 3 manuals. 44 registers.
All:
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Registers: 44
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on December 15, 2015:

Updated through online information from Clyde Baker.
With reference to Bush, Douglas Earl, and Richard Kassel. The organ: an encyclopedia. New York: Routledge, 2006. 259. Print, states "In 1845 they produced their first concert hall organ in the Tremont Temple in Boston which later burned." implying the organ was destroyed.

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

Database Manager on February 26, 2005:

Identified from company publications as edited and expanded in The Hook Opus List 1829-1935, ed. William T. Van Pelt (Organ Historical Society, 1991).

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

Instrument Images:

Drawing Showing Facade, 1851: Pen and Ink Drawing from the Collection of Jim Lewis. Taken approx. 1851

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