The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 1619

Builder Identification

Buffalo, New York, 1971–1975; Los Angeles, California, 1975–1985; Buffalo, 1986–1990

Additional Notes

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

    Born April 24, 1948 in Parkersburg, West Virginia; graduate of Marshall University and Ohio University; apprentice with L. W. Barnhardt of West Virginia; organist in New York and California; with Schlicker Organ Co. of Buffalo, New York, 1971–1975; with Rosales Organbuilders of Los Angeles, California, 1975–1985, vice president; returned to Schlicker firm, January 1986, production manager; retired 1990; died September 6, 1990.

    Sources:

    • American Institute of Organbuilders: 1989 Membership directory.
    • Letter to David H. Fox.
    • Journal of American Organbuilding: December 1990, 10.
    • Organ Handbook: 1983 (Richmond, Va.: Organ Historical Society, 1983), 74.
    • Elizabeth Towne Schmitt.
    • The Tracker: 34:4, 7.
    • The American Organist: January 1987, 47.
    • The American Organist: January 1991, 52.
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Database Entries

There are no entries in the database that describe organs by David J. Dickson.


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