Born in England; Bloomfield, New Jersey, c. 1904; Dorchester, Massachusetts, 1905-14;
Born in England; apprentice with Henry Willis & Sons of London, England; with the J. J. Binns and Bramby firms of Leeds, England; with Hope-Jones & Harrison of Bloomfield, New Jersey, c. 1904; with The Ernest M. Skinner Organ Co. of Dorchester, Massachusetts, 1905-1914, head reed voicer; partner with Walter R. Birkmaier in voicing firm; established Ilse & Brockbank of New York City, New York, 1914; established pipe supplies firm in Lakeview, New Jersey, adjoining American Master Organ Co., 1916; with William W. Laws firm of Beverly, Massachusetts, 1921; with Frazee Organ Co. of Everett, Massachusetts; resided in Revere, Massachusetts; died on 3 Apr. 1929 in Boston, Massachusetts, age 46.
There are no entries in the database that describe organs by Frederick S. Brockbank.
We are always interested in adding to our information about builders and correcting any errors that our Database may contain. If you can provide us with corrections or additions to the information presented here, please click the Update button and use the online form to send us details.
Your cooperation and support are greatly appreciated.
This page was opened in a secondary window or tab. To return to the list of builders, simply close this tab.
Some of our entries are names that might never appear on a nameplate or nameboard.
On the other hand, there are both individuals and firms who are responsible for conserving historic organs through location, or preserving the usefulness of pipe organs through rebuilding or making modifications to existing instruments. In these cases, we are proud to acknowledge their contributions to the ongoing artistic tradition of the pipe organ in America through individual entries in our online database.