Pipe Organ Database

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Wangerin Organ Co. (1942)

Location:

St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Cathedral
812 N. Jackson Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202 US
Organ ID: 23896

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 1,183 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Controls: Stop keys above top manual.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on September 20, 2009:

Updated through online information from David Bohn. -- Demonstration organ from the Wangerin Organ Company Salesroom/factory, installed in the rebuilt cathedral. In use until 1966.

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

Database Manager on August 17, 2006:

Replaced 1923 Wangerin instrument, which was destroyed by fire in 1935.

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

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