The D. W. Karn Co., Ltd. View Extant Instruments View Instruments


Woodstock, Ontario, Canada, 1867-1896.
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 (Richmond, Va., Organ Historical Society, 1991). —

Succeeded Miller & Karn {Woodstock Organ Co.}; established by Dennis W. Karn in Woodstock, Ontario, Canada, 1867; reed and pipe organs; merged with S. R. Warren & Son as Karn-Warren firm, 1896. Staff: John T. Austin.


  • Robert F. Gellerman, Gellerman's International Reed Organ Atlas (Vestal, NY: The Vestal Press, 1985), 67.
  • Kallmann et al., Encyclopedia of Music in Canada (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1981), 711.
  • Piano and Organ Purchaser's Guide, Purchaser-s Guide to the Music Industries, (New York: Music Trades, undated)

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Database Specs:

  • 12 Organs
  • 1 Divisions
  • 1 Consoles

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