Pipe Organ Database

a project of the organ historical society

William A. Brys View Extant Instruments View Instruments

Distinction:

Charlestown, New Hampshire, 1986.
Classification: Builder

Update This Entry
May 07, 2018:

Note from Organ Database Builders editor Charles Eberline, November 19, 2017. -

William Andrew Brys was born in Meriden, Connecticut, on October 15, 1938. He was the music director at Charlestown, New Hampshire, High School from 1961 to 1964 and then at Bellows Falls, New Hampshire, Union High School for 22 years. From 1983 on, he was self-employed as an organbuilder, residing in Charlestown and traveling throughout the northeastern United States. He died on April 18, 2004, in Valley Regional Hospital in Claremont, New Hampshire.

Source:

  • "William Andrew Brys,” obituary, Brattleboro (VT) Reformer, April 21, 2004, Legacy.com, accessed November 15, 2017, http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/brattleboro/obituary.aspx?pid=2154161.
  •  

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 29, 2019.

October 30, 2004:

Note from the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders, by David H. Fox (Richmond, Va.: Organ Historical Society, 1991). -

Active in Charlestown, New Hampshire, 1986.

Sources:

  • Boston Organ Club Newsletter 131:16.
  • Elizabeth Towne Schmitt.
  •  

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 29, 2019.

Database Specs:

  • 4 Organs
  • 0 Divisions
  • 0 Consoles

This builder has been viewed 314 times.