New York City, New York, 1964-1994.
With Aeolian-Skinner firm of Boston, Massachusetts; partner with Gilbert F. Adams in Adams-Bufano Organ Co. of New York City, New York, 1963-1965; established his own firm, 1987; died 6 July 1994 in New York City, New York.
Anthony Bufano was born in 1941, he died 6 July 1994 in New York City, New York.
Anthony Bufano began his career with Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co. of Boston, Massachusetts; He was a foreman at the Aeolian-Skinner facility in Boston, and while there, he supervised the installation of several instruments in New York City, including the organ at Philharmonic Hall in Lincoln Center. Leaving Aeolian-Skinner, he became curator of the organ at the Riverside Church in Manhattan, a position he held for more than 30 years until his death. From 1965 to 1967, Bufano with the assistance of other organbuilders undertook a major rebuild of the Riverside organ; the five-manual console was rebuilt at this time. Throughout his tenure, Bufano continued to alter and augment the organ until it became the second largest pipe organ in New York City.
Bufano was also a partner in Adams-Bufano Organ Co. of New York City, New York, with with Gilbert F. Adams (another Aeolian-Skinner alumnus). Their partnership was from 1963 to 1965; afterwards each establish his own firm: Bufano in 1987.
While he also built organs himself, Bufano is most often remembered for installing and maintaining many of the large Aeolian-Skinner organs in New York City, in addition to Riverside, he was also associated with the grand Aeolian-Skinner instruments at St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church, the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, the Church of the Epiphany, and the Metropolitan Opera House.
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