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BuilderID 39

Builder Identification

Warrensburg, Missouri, 1986.

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. —

    With the Michael Quimby firm of Warrensburg, Missouri, 1986.

    Sources:

    • Organ Handbook (Organ Historical Society, 1986), 36.
    • Elizabeth Towne Schmitt
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  • See also: Quimby Pipe Organs Co.

  • Note from the Organ Database Builders Listing editors Charles Eberline and Stephen Hall, April 10, 2017. —

    From a biography of Joseph Adam appended to his recital program at the 1986 OHS Convention: “He is Assistant Organist at Zion Lutheran Church and is a member of the music staff at St. Mary’s Church in Iowa City. In 1981 he assisted in the restoration of the 1883 Moline organ at St. Mary’s; this work led to further assistance with the Quimby Pipe Organ Company in similar projects.”

    Joseph Adam has been the organist at St. James Cathedral in Seattle since 1993 and is a faculty member at the University of Puget Sound. Mr. Adam holds a BMus and MMus degrees from the University of Iowa and a performer's certificate from the Eastman School of Music.

    Sources:

    • Organ Handbook (Organ Historical Society, 1986), 36.
    • St. James Cathedral website, Parish Staff, http://www.stjames-cathedral.org/staff.aspx, accessed April 10, 2017.
    • University of Puget Sound, https://www.pugetsound.edu/faculty-pages/jadam/, accessed April 10, 2017.
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