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John Jacob Dieffenbach View Extant Instruments View Instruments


Millersburg (Bethel) Pennsylvania, 1744-1803.
Classification: Builder

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October 30, 2004:

From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders, rev. ed., by David H. Fox (Organ Historical Society, 1997). —

Born 8 July 1744 in Berks County, Pennsylvania; son of John A. Dieffenbach; father of Christian Dieffenbach; grandfather of David Dieffenbach; farmer, organbuilder in Millersburg {now Bethel}, Pennsylvania; died 7 Jul. 1803 in Hamlin, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania.


  • Orpha Ochse, The History of the Organ in the United States (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1975), 63.
  • Tracker: 19:2:7.

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

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  • 1 Organs
  • 0 Divisions
  • 0 Consoles

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