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BuilderID 2889

Builder Identification

Co-founder of E. & G. G. Hook, Boston, Massachusetts, 1831-1881.

Additional Notes

  • From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders by David H. Fox (Organ Historical Society, revised ed. 1997). —

    Born 1805 in Salem, Massachusetts; brother of George G. Hook; apprentice with William Goodrich of Boston, Massachusetts; built first organ while operating music store with brother in Salem, Massachusetts, 1827; established organ firm of E. & G. G. Hook with brother in Boston, Massachusetts, 1831, head of business office; firm became E. & G. G. Hook & Hastings 1872. Elias Hook died 15 June 1881 in Boston, Massachusetts; succeeded as head of the firm by Francis Hastings.

    For further information see E. & G. G. Hook & Hastings.

Database Entries

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