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Distinction:

Baltimore, Maryland, c.1850-c. 1862.
Classification: Builder

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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). —

Partnership of August Pomplitz and Henry Rodewald in Baltimore, Maryland, c.1850-c. 1862.

Staff: Ernst A. Humitsch.

Sources:

  • EA: 276.
  • Martin Kares, The German Element in American Organbuilding, 1700-1900 (dissertation, Marburg 1990).
  • Orpha Ochse, The History of the Organ in the United States (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1975), 180.
  • Elizabeth Towne Schmitt.
  • Thomas Eader, "The Baltimore Organ Builders" part 1, The Tracker 2:3 (Richmond, Va.: Organ Historical Society, 1957), 4.
  • Thomas Eader, "The Baltimore Organ Builders" part 2, The Tracker 2:4 (Richmond, Va.: Organ Historical Society, 1958), 3.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on October 21, 2019.

Database Specs:

  • 20 Organs
  • 0 Divisions
  • 0 Consoles

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