The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 750

Builder Identification

St. Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada, c. 1944.

Additional Notes

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

    Eugène Bourassa was with the Casavant firm of St. Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada, c. 1944 near the end of the second World War.1 Unlike American companies, James Hartman indicates Canadian companies continued building instruments during the war, but their output was limited due to shortage of materials, particularly tin for pipes.2

    Sources:

    1. D’Aigle, Jeanne; L'histoire de Casavant Frères (Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada: Les Editions D’Aigle, 1988) 739.
    2. James B. Hartman, The Organ in Manitoba (Univ. of Manitoba Press, 1997) 39.

  • See main entry: Casavant Frères Ltée.

Database Entries

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