- Hugh Davies
An electronic organ, many models of which were manufactured by the Baldwin Piano & Organ Co. in the United States beginning in 1946. The original models were designed by Dr. Winston E. Kock (1909–82), the company’s director of electronic research from 1936. Baldwin organs normally have two manuals and pedals; the earlier models were mostly church, cinema, and concert organs, but the company has subsequently manufactured a wide range of instruments, including many for home use, especially “spinet” organs in which two shorter manuals are staggered by one octave. Advances in electronic technology around ...