The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 2763

Builder Identification

Sweden, prior 1711; Wilmington, Delaware, 1711; Maryland, c. 1721; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1735; died 1755.

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). Edited for the revised OHS Online Database website, 2017. —

    Born 1692 in Folkarna Dalarne, Sweden; organ and piano builder, portrait painter; in Wilmington, Delaware, 1711; in Maryland, c. 1721; in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1735; died 25 May 1755.

    Sources:

    • The Tracker (Richmond, Va. Organ Historical Society, 1964), 9:2, 11.
    • The Tracker, 24:1, 18.
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Database Entries

There are no entries in the database that describe organs by Gustavus Hesselius.


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