The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 2115

Builder Identification

St. John, New Brunswick, Canada, 1880s; Boston, Massachusetts, c. 1890–1915; Everett, Massachusetts 1920–1934

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 1870 in New Brunswick, Canada; father of H. Norman, Roy L., and Walter E. Frazee; with F. A. Peters Organ Co. of St. John, New Brunswick, Canada, 11 years; with Jesse Woodberry firm of Boston, Massachusetts, c. 1890, voicer; established Kimball, Smallman & Frazee of Boston, Massachusetts, 1910-c. 1915; in successor Kimball-Frazee Organ Co., 1915; firm became Frazee Organ Co. of Everett, Massachusetts, c. 1920; died 21 December, 1934 in Everett, Massachusetts.

    Sources:

    • Diapason: Feb. 1935:3.
    • David Junchen, Encyclopedia of the American Theatre Organ, Vol. 1 (Pasadena: Showcase Publications, 1985), 134.
    • Barbara Owen, The Organ in New England (Raleigh: Sunbury Press, 1979), 402.
    • Piano and Organ Purchaser’s Guide, Purchaser’s Guide to the Music Industries, (published by Music Trades, New York)
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  • See main entry: Kimball, Smallman & Frazee

Database Entries

There are no entries in the database that describe organs by Leslie H. Frazee.


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