The OHS Pipe Organ Database

BuilderID 890

Builder Identification

Lawrence, Kansas, 1935-1937; Granite City, Illinois 1937-1940s.

Additional Notes

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

    Walter A. 'Gus' Brummer was a graduate of Washington University of St. Louis, Missouri. He started with the Reuter Organ Co. of Lawrence, Kansas, in 1935 and stayed until 1937. He established Midwest Organ Service of Granite City, Illinois, in 1937. He became a representative of M. P. Möller of Hagerstown, Maryland, in 1946 as production resumed following the war. He later became a U.S. representative for the Werner Bosch firm of Germany; he closed the firm in 1987. Brummer died 31 Dec. 1995 in Alhambra, Alabama, age 90.

    Sources:

    • Letter to David H. Fox.
    • St. Louis Post Dispatch 8 Jan. 1996, B3.
    • Elizabeth Towne Schmitt.
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Database Entries

There are 10 entries in the database that describe organs by Walter A. 'Gus' Brummer.


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