The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 841

Builder Identification

Middletown, Ohio 1968-76; Germantown, Ohio; Eugene, Oregon 1977-2005.

Additional Notes

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

    Studied electrical engineering at the University of Cincinnati; with Baldwin Piano Co. in design of electronic organs; M.S. Electrical Engineering with specialty in acoustics from Cornell University, 1963; with Fritz Noack of Andover, Massachusetts, 1964-1966; with Charles Fisk of Gloucester, Massachusetts, 1966-1967; with Rudolf von Beckerath of Hamburg, Germany, 1967; established firm in Middletown, Ohio, 1968-1976; in Germantown, Ohio; in Eugene, Oregon, 1977; active in 1989.

    Staff: Gordon S. Auchincloss; Michael L. Bigelow; John H. Boody; Jeremy Cooper; John A. Farmer; Bruce Fowkes; Greg Harrold; William F. Morton; Ralph Richards; Charles M. Ruggles; Norman Ryan; Bruce E. Shull; George K. Taylor; Munetaka Yokota.

    Sources:
    • American Institute of Organbuilders (AIO) 1989 Membership Roll.
    • Letter to David Fox.
    • Uwe Pape, The Tracker Organ Revival in America, (Berlin: Pape Verlag, 1978) 413.
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Database Entries

There are 70 entries in the database that describe organs by John Brombaugh & Associates.


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