The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 801

Builder Identification

New York City, New York, c. 1877 to c. 1932.

Additional Notes

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

    Born in West Point, New York, 1855; friendship with Hilborne Roosevelt; representative of Hook & Hastings of Kendal Green, Massachusetts, in New York City, New York, 55 years; retired c. 1932; died 16 Oct. 1940 in Bayside, New York, age 85.

    Sources:
    • Diapason Dec. 1940:16.
    • F. R. Webber, Biographical Dictionary of Organbuilders (not published, OHS Archives, 1955).
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  • See main entry: E. & G.G. Hook & Hastings

Database Entries

There are no entries in the database that describe organs by William A. Braithwaite.


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