The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 2780

Builder Identification

Washington, DC, by 1808 to 1858.

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 30 Jan. 1787 in Westphalia, Germany; in Washington, DC, by 1808; died 1858.

    Sources:

    • Martin Kares, The German Element in American Organbuilding, 1700-1900 (dissertation, Marburg 1990).
    • Orpha Ochse, The History of the Organ in the United States (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1975), 180.
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Database Entries

There are 3 entries in the database that describe organs by Jacob Hilbus.


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