The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 2406

Builder Identification

Jos. Gratian /Organ Builder / Alton IL. 1858-97

Additional Notes

  • From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North America Organ Builders by David H. Fox (Organ Historical Society, 1991). -- Father of John W. Gratian; immigrated to the U. S., 1857; in Quincy, IL; established firm in Alton, IL, 1858; succeeded by son. Patent #211,989; 4 Feb. 1879; crescendo pedal mechanism

Database Entries

There are 20 entries in the database that describe organs by Jos. Gratian.


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