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Autres facteurs d’orgue

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Michel Alcouffe (*1941); he worked at Muhleisen, Gonzalez and Chéron and went later to Australia. Eglise Protestante Unie Port- Royal Quartier Latin - Temple de Port-Royal (1977) Alexandre : No data found on this organ builder. Deuxième Eglise du Christ Scientiste (1942) Paul Anneessens (1917-1976) . The Belgian family Anneessens was almost a century and a half active as organ builder (1830-1976). Paul II Anneessens (1971-1976) was the fourth generation. In 1948, he took over the company. After his sudden death in 1976, the firm was taken over by the family Andriessen. Chapelle de Franciscains Missionaires de Marie (1975) Louis Béasse was an employee of Cavaillé-Coll (his father Modeste worked also at Cavaillé-Coll) and founded his own firm in the beginning of XXth century. He worked on the organ of St. André de l’Europe . Rudolf von Beckerath (1907-1976) was a German organ builder, who was first apprentice at the workshop of Victor Gonzalez and his associate from 1931-1935. By the 1950s and 1960s, Beckerath's own firm became one of the leaders of the Organ Reform Movement in North America and Northern Europe. The firm still exists nowadays. Eglise Américaine (1988). Louis Benoist (*1931) and Pierre Sarelot (1930-2010) were organ builders in Mans (Laigné-en-Belin) from 1968-1995 and were doing mainly restoration works. They worked on the organ of the Chapelle des pères Franciscains and the Eglise de L'immaculée conception . The firm was taken over by Jean-Pierre Conan (*1952) and closed in 2010. Daniel Birouste (*1956) was apprentice of Alfred and Daniel Kern and created his own firm in 1979. He works both in Spain and in France. He is specialized in restorations of organs built in the second half of the XIXth century and the beginning of the XXth century. In Paris, he built a big, new organ at Saint-Pierre-de- Chaillot (1993) and worked on the organs of Notre-Dame-de-la- Croix and Saint-Odile . Antoine Bois (*1953), who learned his skills from his father (Georges, 1912-2000) and Alain Sals, became head of the firm in 1980 (till 2014), which his grand-father (Mathias, 1883-1955) started in 1929. His activities comprise the restoration of historical instrument and the construction of new, mechanical instruments. He built the organ of Notre-Dame de Lourdes (1993). Jean Bourgarel (*1933) was apprentice at the workshop of Victor Gonzales from 1953 till 1960. In 1962, he started his own company inb Moissey, in collaboration with Philippe Hartmann (1928-2014). The firm closed in 1998. He worked on the organ of Temple de Pentemont (1967). Hubert Brayé (*1965) learend his skliis at the firm of Guérrier. He created his firm in 2000. His activities comprise restoration and/or (re)construction of instruments of different styles and traction (mechanical or pneumatical). He worked at the organ of Notre- Dame-de-la-Croix (2010). Pierre Chéron (1914-1999) started a firm in 1945 after he learned his skills at the workshop of Victor Gonzalez. In 1963, he closed his firm (his pupil and stepson Yves Sévère continued the firm though) to become a self-employed artisan. He adopted an ‘archeological’ approach without any concessions for the restoration of historical instruments. Saint-François-Xavier - orgue de la chapelle de la Sainte-vierge (1955) Patrick Collon (*1942) learned his skills in Austria and Germany. In 1966, he founded his own firm in Brussels. From 1980 onwards, the name of his firm is Manufacture d'Orgues de Bruxelles. Saint-George's Anglican Church (1980) Edmond Costa (1910-1993) learned his skills at the Cavaillé-Coll and Convers firms. He started his own firm with Louis Duval in 1938 and worked often with/for the Gonzalez-firm; the latter firm took over his business in 1972. He worked on the organ of Saint- Joseph-des-Nations . next
Les orgues de Paris

Autres facteurs d’orgue

du 19-20ème siècle

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Michel Alcouffe (*1941); he worked at Muhleisen, Gonzalez and Chéron and went later to Australia. Eglise Protestante Unie Port- Royal Quartier Latin - Temple de Port-Royal (1977) Alexandre : No data found on this organ builder. Deuxième Eglise du Christ Scientiste (1942) Paul Anneessens (1917-1976) . The Belgian family Anneessens was almost a century and a half active as organ builder (1830-1976). Paul II Anneessens (1971-1976) was the fourth generation. In 1948, he took over the company. After his sudden death in 1976, the firm was taken over by the family Andriessen. Chapelle de Franciscains Missionaires de Marie (1975) Louis Béasse was an employee of Cavaillé-Coll (his father Modeste worked also at Cavaillé-Coll) and founded his own firm in the beginning of XXth century. He worked on the organ of St. André de l’Europe . Rudolf von Beckerath (1907-1976) was a German organ builder, who was first apprentice at the workshop of Victor Gonzalez and his associate from 1931-1935. By the 1950s and 1960s, Beckerath's own firm became one of the leaders of the Organ Reform Movement in North America and Northern Europe. The firm still exists nowadays. Eglise Américaine (1988). Louis Benoist (*1931) and Pierre Sarelot (1930-2010) were organ builders in Mans (Laigné-en-Belin) from 1968-1995 and were doing mainly restoration works. They worked on the organ of the Chapelle des pères Franciscains and the Eglise de L'immaculée conception . The firm was taken over by Jean-Pierre Conan (*1952) and closed in 2010. Daniel Birouste (*1956) was apprentice of Alfred and Daniel Kern and created his own firm in 1979. He works both in Spain and in France. He is specialized in restorations of organs built in the second half of the XIXth century and the beginning of the XXth century. In Paris, he built a big, new organ at Saint-Pierre-de- Chaillot (1993) and worked on the organs of Notre-Dame-de-la- Croix and Saint-Odile . Antoine Bois (*1953), who learned his skills from his father (Georges, 1912-2000) and Alain Sals, became head of the firm in 1980 (till 2014), which his grand-father (Mathias, 1883-1955) started in 1929. His activities comprise the restoration of historical instrument and the construction of new, mechanical instruments. He built the organ of Notre-Dame de Lourdes (1993). Jean Bourgarel (*1933) was apprentice at the workshop of Victor Gonzales from 1953 till 1960. In 1962, he started his own company inb Moissey, in collaboration with Philippe Hartmann (1928-2014). The firm closed in 1998. He worked on the organ of Temple de Pentemont (1967). Hubert Brayé (*1965) learend his skliis at the firm of Guérrier. He created his firm in 2000. His activities comprise restoration and/or (re)construction of instruments of different styles and traction (mechanical or pneumatical). He worked at the organ of Notre- Dame-de-la-Croix (2010). Pierre Chéron (1914-1999) started a firm in 1945 after he learned his skills at the workshop of Victor Gonzalez. In 1963, he closed his firm (his pupil and stepson Yves Sévère continued the firm though) to become a self-employed artisan. He adopted an ‘archeological’ approach without any concessions for the restoration of historical instruments. Saint-François-Xavier - orgue de la chapelle de la Sainte-vierge (1955) Patrick Collon (*1942) learned his skills in Austria and Germany. In 1966, he founded his own firm in Brussels. From 1980 onwards, the name of his firm is Manufacture d'Orgues de Bruxelles. Saint-George's Anglican Church (1980) Edmond Costa (1910-1993) learned his skills at the Cavaillé-Coll and Convers firms. He started his own firm with Louis Duval in 1938 and worked often with/for the Gonzalez-firm; the latter firm took over his business in 1972. He worked on the organ of Saint- Joseph-des-Nations . next