Pipe Organ Database

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Charles M. Ruggles (Pipe Organs) View Extant Instruments View Instruments

Distinction:

Cleveland Heights, Ohio, 1975; in Olmsted Falls [now Berea], Ohio, 1981; in Conifer, Colorado, by 1995; active in 2015.
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 (Organ Historical Society, 1991) —

Attended Oberlin College; organist; with John Brombaugh of Middletown, Ohio; established his own shop in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, 1975; relocated to Olmsted Falls [now Berea], Ohio, 1981; relocated to Conifer, Colorado, by 1995.

Staff: Greg Sparks, [Kevin McClure].

Sources:

  • Letter to David H. Fox.
  • Organ Handbook 1995 (Richmond, Va.: Organ Historical Society), 120.
  • The American Organist April 1989, 92.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on October 01, 2019.

Database Specs:

  • 37 Organs
  • 3 Divisions
  • 2 Consoles

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