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Pipe organs of the rich and famous

Author: Rollin Smith; Len Levasseur; Organ Historical Society.
Publisher: Richmond, Virginia : OHS Press, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book recounts a time when the organ was not only a symbol of those who had arrived socially, but was considered the ultimate appointment of the luxurious home. Included are royalty, captains of industry, famous organists and composers, organbuilders, and those whose names may be less familiar, but who were patrons of the king of instruments on a lavish scale.--Publisher.
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Pictorial works
Named Person: Aristide Cavaillé-Coll; Henry Erben; Charles Gounod; Marcel Dupré; Charles-Marie Widor; Andrew Carnegie; Pierre S Du Pont; George Eastman; Henry Ford; Henry Clay Frick; John D Rockefeller; Charles M Schwab; Louis Comfort Tiffany
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rollin Smith; Len Levasseur; Organ Historical Society.
ISBN: 9780913499450 0913499455
OCLC Number: 878836672
Notes: Albert, The Prince Consort -- Anna Amalia, Princess-Abbess of Quedlinburg -- George Franklin Berry -- Joseph Bonnet -- Frederick G. Bourne -- Edson J. Bradley -- Nicholas and Genevieve Brady -- Pierre-Maurice Braunstein -- Dudley Buck -- Andrew Carnegie -- Eugene Clinton Clark -- William Andrews Clark -- Chester Conklin -- John Courage -- Cyrus H.K. Curtis -- Horace Dodge -- Marcel Dupré -- George Eastman -- John Craig Eaton -- Henry Ford -- Henry Clay Frick -- Archer Gibson -- Henry and Isabel Goüin -- Charles Gounod -- H.C. Hallenbeck -- John Hays Hammond Jr. -- Nathaniel J. Holmes -- John Turner Hopwood -- George Owen Knapp -- C. Bai Lihme -- Robert Todd Lincoln -- Louis Dauphin of France -- "The Dauphin's organ" Charles-Marie Widor -- The Maharajah of Mysore -- André Marchal - Mr. amd Mrs. Arthur Hudson Marks -- The Duke of Marlborough -- Richard Beatty Mellon -- M.P. Möller -- Mrs. Hermann Oelrichs -- John D. Rockerfeller -- Preston Pope Sattershite -- Charles M. Schwabb -- Edward F. Searles -- William E. Tanner -- William Boyce Thompson -- Louis Comfort Tiffany -- Mrs. Hamilton McK. Twonbly -- Thodore N. Vail -- William K. Vanderbilt -- Lord Howard de Walden -- Madam C. J. Walker -- Charles-Marie Widor -- Frank W. Woolworth.
Description: xxxvii, 547 pages : illustrations, plans ; 27 cm
Responsibility: Rollin Smith ; designed by Len Levasseur.

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This book recounts a time when the organ was not only a symbol of those who had arrived socially, but was considered the ultimate appointment of the luxurious home. Included are royalty, captains of industry, famous organists and composers, organbuilders, and those whose names may be less familiar, but who were patrons of the king of instruments on a lavish scale.--Publisher.

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