The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 1361

Builder Identification

Boston, Massachusetts until 1827; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by 1828.

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). —

    William Archibald Corrie was the son of Henry John Corrie, and brother of George J. and John H. Corrie. He was in Boston, Massachusetts until 1827; and in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, by 1828. He succeeded his father, 1858; partner with brother-in-law John Wright; in Civil War 1861; William A. Corrie died in 1896.

    Sources:

    • Orpha Ochse, The History of the Organ in the United States (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1975), 173.
    • Barbara Owen, The Organ in New England (Raleigh: Sunbury Press, 1979), 400.
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Database Entries

There are 2 entries in the database that describe organs by William Archibald Corrie.


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