The Rudolph Wurlitzer Co. (1911)

Location:

Hotel Statler
Swan and Washington Streets
Buffalo, NY 14203 US
Organ ID: 52931

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Hotels
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on July 18, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Wurlitzer
  • 13 ranks. 4 manuals.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Wurlitzer chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on July 18, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on July 18, 2018.
Database Manager on July 18, 2018:

Information from The Wurlitzer Pipe Organ – An Illustrated History by David L. Junchen (comp. & ed. Jeff Weiler). The American Theatre Organ Society, 2005.
2 consoles, in restaurant and in banquet hall

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on December 18, 2018.

Database Manager on July 14, 2014:

This entry describes an original installation of a new pipe organ. Identified by T. Daniel Hancock, based on personal knowledge of the organ. -- Reported in The Tracker, Spring 2013, as "one of Hope-Jones' first jobs at Wurlitzer," referencing a reprinted article from the New York Times, dated August 16, 1911.

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

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