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Silbermann

Marc Schaefer, Frank-Harald Gress and Philippe Fritsch

in Grove Music Online

Volume Grove Music Online, issue Published in print January 2001 |
Published online January 2001 | e-ISBN: 9781561592630

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German family of organ builders and instrument makers. Two distinct lines of organ building emanating from Alsace and Saxony were established, headed by Andreas Silbermann and his brother Gottfried respectively. All the members of the family also made string keyboard instruments.

Keywords: Organs, Alsace: Andreas, Johann Andreas and brothers; Organs, Saxony: Gottfried Silbermann; String keyboard instruments

Reference Entry.  3319 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Music

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