The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 288

Builder Identification

Chicago, Illinois, 1915-1916.

Additional Notes

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

    Walter J. Baker was associated with the Harmo-Electric Co. and the Coburn Organ Co., both of Chicago, Illinois, 1915-1916.

    Patent #1,232,176; 3 Jul. 1917; electric organ action

    Sources:

    • Michael Friesen.
    • Information taken from the text of a United States patent.

    This is not the same Walter Baker (1910-1988) who was a concert organist and choral director in Philadelphia (1925-1948) and New York (1948-1980s).

Database Entries

There are no entries in the database that describe organs by Walter J. Baker.


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