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BuilderID 1340

Builder Identification

New England, 1962-1968; Ohio 1968-1969; Hartford, Connecticut, 1969; Concord, New Hampshire 1982.

Additional Notes

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

    Born 1937 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; graduate of Harvard College, 1964; apprentice with Noack Organ Co. of Lawrence, then Andover, Massachusetts, 1963-1968; with John Brombaugh of Middletown, Ohio, 1968-1969; established his own firm, 1969; associated with Richard Hamar of New Hartford, Connecticut, in Hamar-Cooper, 1975; active in Concord, New Hampshire, 1982; acquired Robert K. Hale shop, 1986.

    Sources:

    • Boston Organ Club Newsletter: 125:24.
    • Boston Organ Club Newsletter: 131:23.
    • Boston Organ Club Newsletter: 134:16.
    • Uwe Pape, The Tracker Organ Revival in America, (Berlin: Pape Verlag, 1978), 414.
    • Elizabeth Towne Schmitt.
    • Tracker: 19:3:21.
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  • From the OHS Database Builders Listing editor, December 10, 2016. —

    Cooper was active at least until 2014 in Epsom, New Hampshire; Specialty: restoring 19th-century New England organs. In addition to building and restoring organs for churches, Cooper has worked as a restorer and consultant for such institutions as the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Maine State Museum.

    Source:

    • Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Fairfield, Connecticut, http://www.oursaviours.net/sites/default/files/news-releases/Jeremy%20Cooper%20Bio.pdf, Accessed December 10, 2016.
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Database Entries

There are 21 entries in the database that describe organs by Jeremy Cooper.


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