The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 1156

Builder Identification

Chicago, Illinois, by 1855–at least 1870.

Additional Notes

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

    Born in England; (father of Douglas G. Chant?); in Chicago, Illinois, by 1855, music dealer, music teacher, organbuilder (1861?)-1864; with Pilcher Bros. firm as Pilcher Brothers & Chant, 1864-1866; operated firm, 1866-1869; partner with William Jackson, 1869/1870; (organ tuner or service thereafter?); (in FL and died there?).

    Sources:

    • Stopt Diapason Newsletter #26 ((Chicago Chapter of OHS)
    • Tracker, 30:4, 30.
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Database Entries

There are 2 entries in the database that describe organs by Henry William Chant.


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