The mammoth organ in the New Jersey's Ocean Grove Auditorium is turning 100.
"Ocean Grove's pipe organ, a Jersey Shore treasure, marks 100 years of sacred song" (Star Ledger)
The article references organbuilder Robert Hope-Jones's courteous suicide attempt (which I knew nothing about) and that one of his investors was Mark Twain (again, news to me).
See also: "Pulling Out All the Stops" (Asbury Park Press)
Labels: New Jersey, organs
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