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The organ builders

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Bernard     Aubertin      (Courtefontaine,     east     of     France) founded   his   firm   in   1978.   He   learned   his   skills   at   firms   like Haertmann,   Bourgarel,   Muhleisen.   His   activities   comprise both   restoration   of   old   organs   and   construction   of   new organs.      Within      his      company,      Michel      Gaillard       is responsible    for    the    restoration    projects.    He    built    the organ   of   Saint-Louis-en-l'Ile   (2004)   and   restored   the   organ of Saint-Nicolas-du-Chardonnet  (2014). Quentin   Blumenroeder   (*1971)   founded   his   company   La Manufacture   d'orgues   et   de   clavecin   Blumenroeder    in   1998, located   at   Haguenau   since   2007.   He   learned   his   skills   at the   organ   firms   of   Rémy   Mahler   (Pfaffenhoffen),   Bernard Aubertin    (Courtefontaine)    and    Émile    Jobin,    builder    of cembalo’s   (Paris).   He   is   specialized   in   the   construction   of new,    historically    orientated    instruments,    copies    of    old instruments   and   the   restoration   of   historical   organs.   He restored   the   organ   of   St.   Séverin    (2011)   and   rebuilt   the organ   of   Eglise   Protestante   Unie   Bastille-Foyer   de   l'Ame   (2009). Bernard Cattiaux   Olivier   Chevron    (*1967)   worked   at   the   firm   of   Jean-Loup Boisseau      before   he   created   his   own   firm   in   2002.   His activities    comprise    both    construction    and    restoration, inspirated    by    historic    instruments    while    respecting    the needs   of   the   organist   of   the   XXIth   century.   He   built   the organ   of   the   Chapelle   Notre-Dame   du   Saint   Sacrement (2017). Bernard   Cogez    (*1952)   learned   is   skills   at   the   firms   of Delmotte   and   Loridan.   He   created   his   firm   in   1979.   He built   the   organs   of   Notre-Dame-des-Foyers   (2001);   Saint François d’Assise (2008). Bernard Dargassies   Philippe     Emeriau      (*1950)     learned     his     skills     at     the Hartmann   company.   He   founded   his   firm   in   1978   and   is specialized   in   retoration   works.   He   was   part   of   the   team which   restored   the   organ   of   Notre-Dame-de-Paris    in   1992 and    restored    (together    with    Yves    Koenig)    the    organ    of Saint-Ignace  (1998/2012).
Yves Fossaert   Gerhard   Grenzing   (*1942)   completed   his   training   as   an organ   builder   at   the   Rudolf   von   Beckerath   workshop   in Hamburg.   Between   1967   and   1972,   he   was   devoted   to   the restoration   and   partial   "rescue"   of   the   organs   in   Majorca. He   founded   his   own   workshop   in   El   Papiol   near   Barcelona in   the   mid-seventies.   For   the   past   25   years,   his   son   and daughter   have   worked   for   the   company,   Daniel   Grenzing as   voicer   and   Natalie   Grenzing   as   head   of   the   company’s management     department.     Gerhard     Grenzing     is     now handing   over   the   management   of   the   company   to   his   son and    daughter.        He    built    the    organs    of    Conservatoire    à Rayonnement   Régional   Salle   Alain   (1996)   and   Maison   de Radio-France (2015). Denis Lacorre Alain   Léon   (*1960)   learned   his   skills   from   Yves   Sévére and   started   his   own   company   in   1994.   He   restored   the organ   of   Saint-Pierre-du-Montrouge    and   will   be   restoring the organ of the Chapelle des Spiritains . Muhleisen Pels-Dhondt Laurent    Plet    (*1956)    learned    his    skills    from    J.    G.    et    Y Koenig   and   started   his   own   company   in   1983.   He   worked on    the    organ    of    Saint-Germain-l'Auxerrois     (2008)    and Saint-Maurice de Becon  (2015). Pascal   Quoirin    (*1948)   learned   his   skills   from   Alain   Sals and   founded   his   own   firm   in   1976.   His   activities   comprise both   restoration   of   old   organs   ( Notre-Dame-de-Paris )   and construction    of    new    organs    ( Saint-Ferdinand-des-Ternes   (1995). Rieger Jean-Pascal    Villard     (*1954)    learned    his    skills    at    the Boisseau,   Walcker,   Ismayer   and   Garhammer   workshops and   started   his   own   company   in   1986.   He   restores   old organs    and    constructs    new    organs.    He    worked    on    the organ of Saint-Germain-de-Charonne .
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Bernard    Aubertin     (Courtefontaine,    east    of    France)    founded    his firm    in    1978.    He    learned    his    skills    at    firms    like    Haertmann, Bourgarel,   Muhleisen.   His   activities   comprise   both   restoration   of old   organs   and   construction   of   new   organs.   Within   his   company, Michel   Gaillard    is   responsible   for   the   restoration   projects.   He   built the   organ   of   Saint-Louis-en-l'Ile   (2004)   and   restored   the   organ   of Saint-Nicolas-du-Chardonnet  (2014). Quentin     Blumenroeder     (*1971)     founded     his     company     La Manufacture   d'orgues   et   de   clavecin   Blumenroeder    in   1998,   located   at Haguenau   since   2007.   He   learned   his   skills   at   the   organ   firms   of Rémy    Mahler    (Pfaffenhoffen),    Bernard    Aubertin    (Courtefontaine) and   Émile   Jobin,   builder   of   cembalo’s   (Paris).   He   is   specialized   in   the construction   of   new,   historically   orientated   instruments,   copies   of old    instruments    and    the    restoration    of    historical    organs.    He restored   the   organ   of   St.   Séverin    (2011)   and   rebuilt   the   organ   of Eglise Protestante Unie Bastille-Foyer de l'Ame  (2009). Bernard Cattiaux   Olivier   Chevron    (*1967)   worked   at   the   firm   of   Jean-Loup   Boisseau     before   he   created   his   own   firm   in   2002.   His   activities   comprise   both construction    and    restoration,    inspirated    by    historic    instruments while   respecting   the   needs   of   the   organist   of   the   XXIth   century.   He built   the   organ   of   the   Chapelle   Notre-Dame   du   Saint   Sacrement (2017). Bernard   Cogez    (*1952)   learned   is   skills   at   the   firms   of   Delmotte and   Loridan.   He   created   his   firm   in   1979.   He   built   the   organs   of Notre-Dame-des-Foyers (2001); Saint François d’Assise (2008). Bernard Dargassies   Philippe    Emeriau     (*1950)    learned    his    skills    at    the    Hartmann company.    He    founded    his    firm    in    1978    and    is    specialized    in retoration   works.   He   was   part   of   the   team   which   restored   the   organ of   Notre-Dame-de-Paris    in   1992   and   restored   (together   with   Yves Koenig) the organ of Saint-Ignace  (1998/2012). Yves Fossaert   Gerhard    Grenzing    (*1942)    completed    his    training    as    an    organ builder    at    the    Rudolf    von    Beckerath    workshop    in    Hamburg. Between   1967   and   1972,   he   was   devoted   to   the   restoration   and partial    "rescue"    of    the    organs    in    Majorca.    He    founded    his    own workshop   in   El   Papiol   near   Barcelona   in   the   mid-seventies.   For   the past   25   years,   his   son   and   daughter   have   worked   for   the   company, Daniel    Grenzing    as    voicer    and    Natalie    Grenzing    as    head    of    the company’s    management    department.    Gerhard    Grenzing    is    now handing    over    the    management    of    the    company    to    his    son    and daughter.      He   built   the   organs   of   Conservatoire   à   Rayonnement Régional Salle Alain (1996) and Maison de Radio-France (2015). Denis Lacorre Alain   Léon   (*1960)   learned   his   skills   from   Yves   Sévére   and   started his   own   company   in   1994.   He   restored   the   organ   of   Saint-Pierre-du- Montrouge    and   will   be   restoring   the   organ   of   the   Chapelle   des Spiritains . Muhleisen Pels-Dhondt Laurent   Plet   (*1956)   learned   his   skills   from   J.   G.   et   Y   Koenig   and started   his   own   company   in   1983.   He   worked   on   the   organ   of   Saint- Germain-l'Auxerrois  (2008) and Saint-Maurice de Becon  (2015). Pascal    Quoirin     (*1948)    learned    his    skills    from    Alain    Sals    and founded    his    own    firm    in    1976.    His    activities    comprise    both restoration   of   old   organs   ( Notre-Dame-de-Paris )   and   construction of new organs ( Saint-Ferdinand-des-Ternes  (1995). Rieger Jean-Pascal    Villard     (*1954)    learned    his    skills    at    the    Boisseau, Walcker,   Ismayer   and   Garhammer   workshops   and   started   his   own company    in    1986.    He    restores    old    organs    and    constructs    new organs. He worked on the organ of Saint-Germain-de-Charonne .
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