The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 1038

Builder Identification

Pennsylvania 1928–1989

Additional Notes

  • From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders by David H. Fox (Organ Historical Society, 1991) —

    Established 1928 in Library, Pennsylvania, office in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; relocated to Holidaysburg, Pennsylvania, 1941; in Duncansville, Pennsylvania, 1983; active in 1989.

    Staff: A. M. Cannarsa; Virgil Cannarsa.


    • Susan Caust Farrell, Directory of Contemporary American Musical Instrument Makers (Columbia, MO: The University of Missouri Press, 1981), 22.
    • Organ Handbook, (OHS Press, 1970).
    • Elizabeth Towne Schmitt.
    • American Organist, Jan. 1983, 36.
    • American Organist, May 1989:32

Database Entries

There are 10 entries in the database that describe organs by Cannarsa Organs.

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