Bernard J. Schaefer View Extant Instruments View Instruments

Distinction:

Slinger, Wisconsin, from 1940s to at least 1983.
Classification: Builder

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October 16, 2015:

His grandfather, also named Bernard Schaefer, founded the company. See main entry: Schaefer Organ Co.

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

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). —

Son of Joseph A. Schaefer, Sr.; brother of Albert and Joseph, Jr. Schaefer; with Schaefer Organ Co. of Slinger, Wisconsin, after World War II, president, 1970s; active in 1983.

Sources:

  • The Cypher Newsletter (Greater St. Louis Chapter of the Organ Historical Society). 9/10:7.
  • Correspondence of David H. Fox.
  • David L. Junchen, Encyclopedia of the American Theatre Organ, vol. 2 (Pasadena: Showcase Publications, 1989), 588.
  • Organ Handbook 1984 (Richmond, Va., Organ Historical Society), 29.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on October 28, 2019.

Database Specs:

  • 1 Organs
  • 3 Divisions
  • 1 Consoles

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