The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 392

Builder Identification

Troy, New York, 1906–1909; Watervliet, New York, 1909.

Additional Notes

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

    Arthur D. Beach was born in 1869, he was the son of organbuilder Giles Beach. Arthur succeeded his father in 1904; taking over the business when the elder Beach retired.

    Two years later, Arthur became partner with Arnold B. Freitag, the two did business as Beach & Freitag of Troy, New York, 1906–1909. After the partnership ended, Arthur moved to Watervliet, New York, in 1909. Arthur D. Beach died in 1936.

    Sources:

    • Boston Organ Club Newsletter: 127:11.
    • Elizabeth Towne Schmitt.
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Database Entries

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