Los Angeles, California, 1961–1994.
Established by Richard L. Abbott and Pete Sieker, Los Angeles, California, 1961.
Staff: Winfried Banzhaf; Michael L. Bigelow; Greg Harrold; Mark Hotsenpiller, René A. Marçeau.
Larry Abbott and Pete Sieker met while both were working at Pipe Organs, Inc. (an off shoot of the Kilgen firm) in Los Angeles, California in 1958. They formed the firm Abbott and Sieker in 1961 building and rebuilding mostly mechanical key action organs. In the 1960s, the firm employed about ten craftsmen, the economic slowdown of the 1970s forced the firm to build on a smaller scale. During its existence, the firm built 115 organs in Southern California. The company strove to build organs with a fine ensemble and housed in cases that were harmonious with their architectural environment.1
There are 55 entries in the database that describe organs by Abbott & Sieker.
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