Coburn Organ Co. View Extant Instruments View Instruments

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Chicago, Illinois, ca. 1909-1934.
Classification: Service Person

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Company nameplate: Photograph from an archival source: Encyclopedia of the American Theatre Organ by David L. Junchen, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. 1920's

Company Letterhead: Photograph from an archival source: Encyclopedia of the Americn Theatre Organ by David L. Junchen, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. 1920's

October 30, 2004:

From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders, by David H. Fox (Richmond, Va.: Organ Historical Society, 1991). —

Succeeded Coburn & Taylor; established by Walter S. Coburn in Chicago, Illinois, c. 1909; associated with the Harmo Electric Company, 1915-1916; succeeded by Temple & Howard, Nov. 1934.

Staff: Louis G. Eichman; George Mack; Gottlieb Mack; Ole G. Malmquest; Frank E. Morton; Douglas C. Stuart.

Sources:

  • The Diapason December 1909. [page number not given in source]
  • Piano and Organ Purchaser's Guide, Purchaser's Guide to the Music Industries, New York: Music Trades, ).
  • Stopt Diapason #27 (Hoffman Estates, Ill.: Chicago-Midwest Chapter of the Organ Historical Society).

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on October 04, 2019.

Database Specs:

  • 10 Organs
  • 0 Divisions
  • 1 Consoles

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