The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 623

Builder Identification

Charlotte, North Carolina from 1968

Additional Notes

  • From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders by David H. Fox (Organ Historical Society, 1997) —

    Blakely Organbuilders. Succeeded Louis Gayle Monette* & Associates of Charlotte, North Carolina; established by Ralph Erskine Blakely in Davidson, North Carolina, 1968; active in 1992.

    Staff: T. Lance Nicholls; Harry L. Torrence.

    *Listed as Louis G. Monette in the older notes in the database and as Gayle Monette in A Guide to North American Organbuilders, 1997 revision.

    Sources:

    • Letter to David H. Fox., 32:2, p10.
    • Organ Handbook (OHS Press, 1989), p13.
    • American Organist, August 1990, p37.
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Database Entries

There are 5 entries in the database that describe organs by Blakely Organbuilders.


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