The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 2476

Builder Identification

Louisville, Kentucky, 1944.

Additional Notes

  • Note from the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders, by David H. Fox (Richmond, Va., Organ Historical Society, 1991). —

    With Pilcher firm of Louisville, Kentucky, 1944, assistant to foreman of erecting room; with successor Moller firm of Hagerstown, Maryland, service.

    Source:

    • The Tracker 19:4 (Fall, 1976), 20.
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  • Note from the Organ Database Builders editor Stephen Hall, February 20, 2016. —

    Will Guenther (born 1896)1 was was with the firm Henry Pilcher's Sons of Louisville, Kentucky, when the company closed in 1944, he was assistant to the foreman of the erecting room.2 After the company's assets were sold to the M.P. Moller firm of Hagerstown, Maryland, Guenther went to work for Moller as a service technician.3 At that time, Moller maintained a network of service centers around the country.4

    Sources:
    1. 1940, U.S. Census.
    2. David Fox, A Guide to North American Organbuilders (Richmond, Va., Organ Historical Society, 1991).
    3. Fox, A Guide
    4. OHS Database, entry for M.P. Moller.

Database Entries

There are no entries in the database that describe organs by Will Guenther.


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