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Lichtton-Orgel (Ger.: ‘light-sound organ’) [Welte Lichtton-Orgel]locked

  • Hugh Davies
  •  and Peter Donhauser


Electronic organ developed from about 1930 in Freiburg by Edwin Welte (1876–1957) with W. Faass; it was constructed in three increasingly substantial versions by the organ builders Th. Mannborg in Leipzig between 1934 and 1936. Welte had been the co-designer with Karl Bockisch of the Welte-Mignon ‘reproducing’ player piano about ...

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