The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 4004

Builder Identification

German by birth; San Francisco, California from 1860

Additional Notes

  • From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North America Organ Builders by David H. Fox (Organ Historical Society, 1991). -- Born 27 May 1823 in Schomberg, W├╝rttemberg, Germany; father of Fred Mayer; apprentice in D├╝sseldorf, Germany; in Strassburg, in Stuttgart, Germany; in New York City, NY, 1853; in Maryville, CA, 1856; in San Francisco, CA, 1860; retired to Santa Clara, CA, 1885; active in San Francisco, CA, 1899; died 15 Oct. 1909 in San Francisco, CA. Staff: Felix Schoenstein.

Database Entries

There are 33 entries in the database that describe organs by Joseph Severin Mayer.


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