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Moritz Baumgarten Jr. / Baumgarten Organ Co. View Extant Instruments View Instruments


New Haven, Connecticut, 1868.
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; rev. ed., 1997, with updated information). Edited for the revised OHS Online Database website, 2017. -

Born in Germany; son of Moritz Baumgarten Sr.; with Walcker firm of Ludwigsburg, Germany; in Berlin; immigrated to the United States. c. 1860; with father in New Haven, Connecticut, c. 1867; with Hook & Hastings of Boston, Massachusetts, late 1870s, became head voicer; with E. W. Lane of Waltham, Massachusetts, 1898; died 1900 in Waltham, Massachusetts.

Patent #53,728; April 3, 1866; organ keyboard
Patent #83,241; October, 1868; organ valve


  • Barbara Owen, The Organ in New England (Raleigh: Sunbury Press, 1979), 217-223, 397.

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