The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 2696

Builder Identification

B. 1800 in Germany; trained with his uncle, Joseph Martin, and succeeded Martin; immigrated to U. S. ca. 1850; active in New York City ca. 1857-79; active in Brooklyn, NY, c. 1860s-70s.

Additional Notes

  • From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North America Organ Builders by David H. Fox (Organ Historical Society, 1991). -- Born 12 Jan 1800 in Hayingen, Germany; trained with his uncle, Joseph Martin, and succeeded Martin; established firms in Balingen and Ulm; immigrated to U. S. ca. 1850; active in New York City ca. 1857-79; active in Brooklyn, NY, c. 1860s-1870s.

Database Entries

There are no entries in the database that describe organs by Francis [Franz Sales] (& Son) Hechinger.


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