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date: 17 October 2019

Hass [Haas, Hasse, Hase, Hasch]locked

  • Donald Howard Boalch
  • , revised by Peter Williams
  •  and Alexander Pilipczuk


[Haas, Hasse, Hase, Hasch]

German family of harpsichord, clavichord (and organ?) makers. Hieronymus Albrecht Haas (b Hamburg, bap. 1 Dec 1689; bur. Hamburg, 19 June 1752) received Hamburg citizenship on 2 October 1711. In 1713, at the time of the birth of his son, he was described as Instrumentenmacher and Clavirmacher. Chamberlain’s accounts from Plön dating from 1744 record the delivery by Hieronymus Albrecht of a ‘Clavicimbel’ for Duke Friedrich Carl von Plön. This instrument was probably one of his last; the latest known instruments by him, two unfretted clavichords, are dated the same year (Boalch, 3/1995, pp.369–70).

Johann [Johan] Adolph [Rudolph] Hass (b Hamburg, bap. 12 March 1713; bur. Hamburg, 29 May 1771), son of Hieronymus Albrecht, received his citizenship on 28 October 1746. On 12 October 1747 he became a member of the city chamber of commerce. His seventh child, Margaretha Catharina, married the instrument maker Johann Christoffer [Christopher] Krogmann (...

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