Victoria Falls, Texas, 1951-2010.
From OHS PC Database Builders Listing editor, updated Mar 7, 2016. -
Frels Pipe Organs of Victoria Falls, Texas was owned and operated by Reuben S. Frels Mr. Frels established the business in 1951.1 Employing only a few workers, he built mechanical action organs. often rebuilding. or using the pipes from older instruments. Frels was also engaged in restoring organs in Mexico, including the four-manual Austin now in the Puebla Cathedral.2 Frels died in 2014, and was ill prior to that, the firm closed around 2010.3
From the OHS PC Database Builders editor, March 7, 2016. Derived from "Reuben S. Frels" entry in A Guide to North American Organbuilders, by David H. Fox (Richmond, Va.: Organ Historical Society, 1991).-
Owned/operated by Reuben S. Frels of Victoria Falls, Texas from 1951. Active in 1991.
Staff: Daniel Angerstein, Russell D. Franklin, Rex McKenzie Range
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