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date: 22 February 2020

Rushworth & Dreaperlocked

  • Stephen Bicknell


English firm of organ builders. It was founded in Liverpool by William Rushworth. The firm became Rushworth & Dreaper at the beginning of the 20th century when Rushworth absorbed the Dreaper brothers’ music retail business. After World War I the company was able to offer first-class work at competitive prices, securing the contracts for new organs at Christ's Hospital chapel, Horsham (5 manuals, ...

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S. Bicknell: The History of the English Organ (Cambridge, 1996)