Henry Willis

(1821—1901) organ builder

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(b London, 1821; d London, 1901).

Eng. organ builder. Invented special manual and pedal couplers. Founded own business, London 1848. Built or renewed many cath. orgs. incl. those in St Paul's Cath., London (1872), and Gloucester Cath. (1874); also those in St George's Hall, Liverpool (1854), and the Royal Albert Hall, London (1871).

Subjects: Music.

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