The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 678

Builder Identification

Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania, between 1829–1833.

Additional Notes

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

    Swiss; brother of Johann Bohler; organbuilder with brother in Switzerland, c. 1820; immigrated to Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania, between 1829-1833, canal lock-keeper, operated organ and piano firm by 1842; (with family firm in Reading, Pennsylvania?).

    Sources:

    • Dieffenbuch
    • John Speller.
    •  

  • See main entry: Johann [John] Bohler

Database Entries

There are no entries in the database that describe organs by Daniel Bohler.


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