The Rudolph Wurlitzer Co. (Opus 2137, 1930)

Originally The Rudolph Wurlitzer Co.

Location:

Harleigh Memorial Cemetery & Mausoleum
1640 Haddon Avenue
Camden, NJ 08103 US
Organ ID: 57388

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Mortuaries, Funeral Homes, and Cemetery Chapels
  • The organ has been relocated.
  • 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: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 7 ranks. 2 manuals.
All:
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on July 04, 2016:

Information from The Wurlitzer Pipe Organ – An Illustrated History by David L. Junchen (comp. & ed. Jeff Weiler). The American Theatre Organ Society, 2005.
Wurlitzer "Style RJ11"
Wurlitzer Style RJ11
Factory date: September 29, 1930
Sold to First Evangelical Free Church, Brooklyn, New York (1962). Roll player removed
Sold to Terry Hochmuth for his residence in Truro, Massachusetts (2006). Original roll player found and connected.
Restored by Charles Kegg in 2018 for installation in Kegg Pipe Organ Builders factory, Hartville, Ohio.

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

Database Manager on January 01, 2016:

This entry describes an original installation of a new pipe organ. Identified by James R. Stettner, based on information learned from a conversation with Terry Hochmuth (present organ owner).

The organ is a style RJ11. The seven ranks are: 16' Tibia Clausa, 16' Concert Flute, 8' Open Diapason, 8' Salicional, 8' Voix Celeste (tc), 8' Oboe Horn, and 8' Vox Humana. About 1962, the organ was relocated to the First Evangelical Free Church in Brooklyn, N.Y. In 2005, it was purchased by Terry Hochmuth of Maine. In 2011, he installed it in his home after thorough restoration.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Wurlitzer brochure, courtesy Charles Kegg: Open In New Tab Typed Specification
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on December 18, 2018.

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