The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 1678

Builder Identification

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1929–1942.

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). —

    Father of Robert Dornoff; partner in Verlinden, Weickhart & Dornoff of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 1929; with successor Wangerin firm, 1942, corporate secretary; with United Organ and Bell Co. of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, representatives of Wicks firm of Highland, Illinois.

    Sources:

    • Music: Oct. 1968:38. (American Guild of Organists, Music: became The American Organist with the January 1974 issue)
    • Elizabeth Towne Schmitt.
    • American Organist: Oct. 1988, 56.
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Database Entries

There are no entries in the database that describe organs by Edward Dornoff.


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