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Samuel Renn

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(b Kedleston, Derbyshire, 1786; d Manchester, 1845). Eng. organ-builder. Apprenticed c. 1800 to his uncle James Davis and became his foreman 1808, supervising many installations. On Davis's...

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Samuel Renn

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(b Kedleston, Derbyshire, 1786; d Manchester, 1845). Eng. organ-builder. Apprenticed c. 1800 to his uncle James Davis and became his foreman 1808, supervising many installations. On Davis's...

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Renn, Samuel

in The Grove Dictionary of Musical Instruments

January 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 361 words.

In 1799 Renn was apprenticed to his uncle, James Davis, a successful London organ builder who had migrated from Preston,

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Renn, Samuel (1786)

Michael Kennedy and Joyce Bourne Kennedy.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 97 words.

Apprenticed c.1800 to his uncle James Davis and became his foreman 1808, supervising many installations. On Davis's retirement,

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Renn, Samuel (1786)

Edited by Joyce Bourne.

in The Oxford Dictionary of Music

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 98 words.

English organ‐builder. Apprenticed c.1800 to his uncle James Davis and became his foreman 1808, supervising many installations. On Davis’s retirement, Renn took over his Lancashire business...

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Renn, Samuel (1786 - 1845), organ builder

Michael Sayer.

in Grove Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 318 words.

(b Kedleston, Derbys., 10 June 1786; d Manchester, 11 Jan 1845). English organ builder. In 1799 Renn was apprenticed to his uncle, James Davis, a successful London organ builder who had...

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Jardine, Frederick Wincott (1822 - 1907), organ builder

Michael Sayer.

in Grove Music Online

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 331 words.

(b London, 1822; d London, 1907). English organ builder, nephew of George Jardine. He was apprenticed to J.C. Bishop in 1836 and in 1837 went with his uncle to New York; he returned to...

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