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Distinction:

B. 1889, Germany; Boston, c.1908; Kendal Green, Massachusetts, c. 1912; Toledo, Ohio, 1913-20; Germany, 1920-1970.
Classification: Builder

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hans steinmeyer born germany 1889: Photograph by callahan. Taken on 1910-01-01

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 August 16, 1889, Oettingen, Germany; apprentice with Johannes Steinmeyer of Oettingen, Germany; with Johannes Klais of Bonn, Germany; with Ernest M. Skinner firm of Boston, Massachusetts c.1908; with Hook & Hastings of Kendal Green, Massachusetts; with Welte & Sons of New York City, New York; partner with H. W. Muller in Muller & Steinmeyer of Toledo, Ohio, 1913-1920; returned to Germany; with G. F. Steinmeyer of Oettingen, Germany, vice president, head of firm, 1928-1967; died January 3, 1970 in Oettingen, Germany.

Sources:

  • The Diapason February 1920, 12.
  • Uwe Pape, The Tracker Organ Revival in America, (Berlin: Pape Verlag, 1978), [page number missing from Fox's Guide]

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on September 26, 2019.

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