The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 1103

Builder Identification

Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada, 1879–1929.

Additional Notes

  • From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders, rev. ed., by David H. Fox (Richmond, Va.: Organ Historical Society, 1997). —

    Samuel-Marie Casavant was the son of Joseph C. Casavant, brother of Joseph-Claver Casavant Jr., and father of Aristide Casavant. He and his brother apprenticed with their father's successor, Eusbe Brodeur of Saint-Hyacinthe, Canada. He was in France, 1879; he established Casavant Frères Ltée. of Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada with his brother, Joseph-Claver, in 1879, and became the first tonal director for the firm. Samuel-Marie Casavant died November 23, 1929 in Montréal, Québec, Canada.

    Sources:

    • The Diapason, January 1930, 2.
    • D’Aigle, Jeanne; L'histoire de Casavant Frères (Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada: Les Editions D’Aigle, 1988), 571.
    • Organ Handbook: 1982 (Richmond, Va.: Organ Historical Society , 1982), 14.

  • For further information see Casavant Frères Ltée.

Database Entries

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