New England, 1962-1968; Ohio 1968-1969; Hartford, Connecticut, 1969; Concord, New Hampshire 1982.
From the OHS Database Builders Listing editor, December 10, 2016. -
Cooper was active at least until 2014 in Epsom, New Hampshire; Specialty: restoring 19th-century New England organs. In addition to building and restoring organs for churches, Cooper has worked as a restorer and consultant for such institutions as the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Maine State Museum.
From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders, revised edition, by David H. Fox (Organ Historical Society, 1997). -
Born 1937 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; graduate of Harvard College, 1964; apprentice with Noack Organ Co. of Lawrence, then Andover, Massachusetts, 1963-1968; with John Brombaugh of Middletown, Ohio, 1968-1969; established his own firm, 1969; associated with Richard Hamar of New Hartford, Connecticut, in Hamar-Cooper, 1975; active in Concord, New Hampshire, 1982; acquired Robert K. Hale shop, 1986.