The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 528

Builder Identification

Baltimore, Maryland, 1849–1855; Jefferson Station, York Co., Pennsylvania, 1855–1862; in Tiffin, Ohio, 1862–1864.

Additional Notes

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

    Brother of George Berger; with Anton Dressel in Hollfeld, [Bavaria]; in his own business in Bamberg, [Bavaria,] 1843; immigrated 1849 to Baltimore, Maryland, established his own firm there; in Jefferson Station, York Co., in Pennsylvania, 1855; in Tiffin, Ohio, 1862; died 24 July 1864.

    Staff: (H. Mayer?); George Berger; Ernst A. Humitsch; George Rovial; Fred Schmidt.

    Sources:

    • Martin Kares, The German Element in American Organbuilding, 1700-1900 (dissertation, Marburg 1990).
    • Orpha Ochse, The History of the Organ in the United States (Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 1975), p179.
    • Tracker, 8:2, p1.
    • Tracker, 32:1, p21.
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Database Entries

There are 10 entries in the database that describe organs by Henry (Heinrich) F. Berger.


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