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George Warren Reed (& Son) View Extant Instruments View Instruments

Distinction:

West Boylston, Massachusetts, 1880s-1915.
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). —

Born 1851 in West Boylston, Massachusetts; son of Reuben G. Reed, brother of Charles Reed, father of Earl Warren Reed; with his brother and son in G. W. Reed & Son of West Boylston, Massachusetts; George W. Reed died in 1915; the firm was last listed c. 1932.

Staff: Warren L. Fletcher.

Sources:

  • Orpha Ochse, The History of the Organ in the United States (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1975), 252.
  • Barbara Owen, The Organ in New England (Raleigh: Sunbury Press, 1979), 411.
  • Piano and Organ Purchaser’s Guide, Purchaser’s Guide to the Music Industries, (New York: Music Trades).

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on November 05, 2019.

Database Specs:

  • 33 Organs
  • 0 Divisions
  • 0 Consoles

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