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The Holtkamp Organ Company of Cleveland, Ohio is one of America's oldest builders of pipe organs. Founded in 1855 by G.F. Votteler, the company was passed on to the Holtkamps in 1931. Under the direction of Walter Holtkamp Sr., the company became famous as a pioneer of the organ reform movement in the United States. City nickname: The Forest City Location in the state of Ohio Founded 1796 Incorporated 1836 County Cuyahoga County Mayor Jane Campbell (Dem) Area  - Total  - Water 213. ...


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Holtkamp's vision was to produce an organ for use in smaller church buildings that would give churches that rich, authentic pipe organ sound at a price that could compete with the newly-emerging electric organ.
The basic Portativ organ here at Faith Lutheran Church was built by the Holtkamp Organ Company in 1963, under the direction of Walther Holtkamp, Jr., with the wind chest and mechanical action sent to it in 1961 by the Metzler organ company in Switzerland.
Chris Holtkamp saw to it that the visual design of the new pipes complemented the design of the existing pipes, that the woods and finishes of the cabinetry were carefully matched, and that the integrity of the original Portativ was not compromised.
NodeWorks - Encyclopedia: Holtkamp Organ Company (73 words)
The Holtkamp Organ Company of Cleveland, Ohio is one of America's oldest builders of pipe organs.
Founded in 1855 by G.F. Votteler, the company was passed on to the Holtkamps in 1931.
Under the direction of Walter Holtkamp Sr., the company became famous as a pioneer of the organ reform movement in the United States.
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