The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 384

Builder Identification

New Haven, Connecticut, 1868.

Additional Notes

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

    Born in Germany; son of Moritz Baumgarten, Sr.; with Walcker firm of Ludwigsburg, Germany; in Berlin; immigrated to the United States. c. 1860; with father in New Haven, Connecticut, c. 1867; with Hook & Hastings of Boston, Massachusetts, late 1870s, became head voicer; with E. W. Lane of Waltham, Massachusetts, 1898; died 1900 in Waltham, Massachusetts.

    Patent #53,728; 3 Apr. 1866; organ keyboard
    Patent #83,241; 20 Oct. 1868; organ valve

    Sources:

    • Barbara Owen, The Organ in New England (Raleigh: Sunbury Press, 1979), 397.
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Database Entries

There are 18 entries in the database that describe organs by Moritz Baumgarten Jr / Baumgarten Organ Co.


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