Troy, New York, 1846–1851
Active as an organ builder in Troy, New York, 1846–1851; made pianos thereafter.
Augustus Backus was active as an organ builder in Troy, New York, from 1846 until 1851; he made pianos thereafter. Giles Beach was his apprentice in 1844.1
Source: 1. Orpha Ochse. The History of the Organ in the United States (Indiana University Press, 1975) p58.
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