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Johann Lachmayr (* 24 February 1850 in Kremsmünster; † 28 May 1915 in Linz-Urfahr) was an Austrian organ builder.

Life

Lachmayr ran an organ-building workshop in Urfahr, which is documented to have built or rebuilt more than 60 organs. Among other things, he rebuilt and extended the organ of Schlägl Abbey in 1904, but it was dismantled again in 1948.[1]

Works (selection)

Year Location Building Image Manuale Register Comments
1880 Ried im Traunkreis Parish Church of St. Nicholas Ried Tr Pfarrkirche hl Nikolaus Orgel Spieltisch.jpg II/P 13 [2]
1881 Bad Ischl Protestant parish church I/P 8 [3]
1882 Unterach am Attersee Parish Church of St. Bartholomew [4]
1883 Mondsee Basilica of St. Michael Mondsee Kirche - Orgel.jpg II/P See: Linzer Volksblatt, September 7, 1883.[5]
Not preserved. → New organ from 1999
1883 Seitenstetten Collegiate Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary Conversion and extension[6]
1886 Gosau Roman Catholic Parish Church St. Sebastian I/P 8 [7]
1886 St. Florian am Inn Parish church II/P 18 [1]
1886 Spital am Pyhrn Parish Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary II/P 32 Conversion and extension[8]
1887 Altheim Market Church St. Sebastian I/P 7 [9]
1887 Linz Capuchin Church [10][11]
1887 Linz Cathedral of the Assumption II/P 34 1931 Restoration and expansion to III+P/53 by Gebr. Mauracher, Linz. →Organ
1889 Bad Hall Roman Catholic Parish Church of St. Saviour II/P 20 [12]
1890 Linz Elizabethine Church II/P 12 [13]
1890 Linz Carmelite Church [14]
1890 Nußdorf am Attersee Parish Church of St. Maurice [15]
1891 Aichkirchen Parish Church of St. Peter and Paul I/P 8 [16]
1891 Frymburk nad Vltavou Church of St. Bartholomew II/P 13 [17]
1892 Allhaming Parish Church of St. George I/P 8 [18]
1892 Engelhartszell, now Rauris Collegiate church Engelszell, since 1996 in the parish church Rauris Rauris 002.JPG II/P 15 The preserved organ was installed in a case by Hans Mauracher in 1996. Mauracher’s organ had stood in the Ursuline Church in Salzburg since its construction in 1886. In 1996 the case from Salzburg and the organ from Engelshartszell were brought to Rauris, joined together and installed in the parish church there. →Organ
1892 Oepping Parish Church of St. Mary Magdalene I/P 8 [19]
1892 Putzleinsdorf Parish Church of St. Vitus Pfarrkirche Putzleinsdorf Orgel.jpg II/P 16 [20]
1893 Hallstatt Roman Catholic Parish Church of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary WAF in Hallstatt 11.jpg II/P 18 [21]
1895 Oberneukirchen Parish Church of St. Joseph in Waxenberg I/P 7 [22]
1895 Reichenthal Parish Church of St. Bartholomew Reichenthal Pfarrkirche - Innenraum 2 - Orgel.jpg II/P 18 [23]
1895 St. Wolfgang in the Salzkammergut Parish church and pilgrimage church II/P 22 [24]
1895 Wolfsegg am Hausruck Parish Church of St. George II/P 15 [25]
1897 Helfenberg Parish church St. Erhard II/P 12 [26]
1897 Laakirchen Parish church St. Margaretha in Lindach I/P 8 [27]
1897 Linz-Urfahr Episcopal Grammar School Petrinum II/P 15 [28]
1898 Öhling Parish church Öhling St. Wolfgang [29]
1899 Kremsmünster Filial Church of St. John I/P 3 [30]
1899 Steyr St. Mary’s Church II/P 13 [31][32]
1900 Ampflwang in the Hausruckwald Parish Church of St. Martin I/P 10 [33]
1900 St. Valentine Filial church of St. Mary Magdalene in Rems Organ in neo-Renaissance case.[34]
1902 Linz Monastery Church of the Brothers of Mercy II/P 12 [35]
1902 Saint Roman Parish church [36]
1903 Linz Sacred Heart Church II/P 28 [37]
1903 Loosenstein Parish Church of St. Blasius II/P 16 [38]
1910 Gleiss Monastery church Gleiß Sacred Heart of Jesus
1912 Niederkappel Parish Church of St. Andrew II/P 20 [39]
1912 St. Peter in der Au Parish church of St. James the Elder in Kürnberg Organ in neo-baroque case.[40]
1913 Haslach an der Mühl Parish Church of St. Nicholas II/P 17 [41]
1915 Beaver Brook Parish Church of St. Stephen

Literature

  • Wacha:Lachmayr Johann (PDF; 194 kB). In: Österreichisches Biographisches Lexikon 1815-1950 (ÖBL). Vol. 4, Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, Vienna 1969, p. 394.

Web links

Commons: Johann Lachmayr– Collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual references

  1. a b MuTh: The Lachmayr organ in St. Florian am Inn by Roger Sohler; retrieved 29 April 2011
  2. Daily Mail, No. 255, November 5, 1880, p. 3
  3. The organ in the Protestant church at Ischl, in: Tagespost, No. 169 of 27 July 1881, p. 2
  4. Linzer Volksblatt, No. 115 of 20 May 1882, p. 3
  5. Linzer Volksblatt, No. 205 of September 7, 1883, p. 2
  6. Steyrer Zeitung, No. 50 of 24 June 1883, p. 2
  7. Organs in the Salzkammergut, accessed 8 October 2017.
  8. Linzer Volksblatt, No. 250 of 30 October 1886, p. 2
  9. Linzer Volksblatt, No. 65 of 20 March 1887, p. 2
  10. Organ Festival in the Capuchin Church in Linz, in: Linzer Volksblatt, No. 262 of 17 November 1887, p. 2
  11. The new organ in the St. Mathias parish church, in: Linzer Volksblatt, No. 274 of 1 December 1887, p. 3
  12. Steyrer Zeitung, No. 62 of 4 August 1889, p. 3
  13. New organ, in: Linzer Volksblatt, No. 230 of October 5, 1890, p. 2
  14. Organ Rehearsal in the Church of the Carmelite Sisters, in: Linzer Volksblatt, No. 285 of December 12, 1890, p. 2
  15. Linzer Volksblatt, No. 251 of 30 October 1890, p. 4
  16. Linzer Volksblatt, No. 38, 17 February 1891, p. 3
  17. Linzer Volksblatt, No. 265 of 18 November 1891, p. 2
  18. Linzer Volksblatt, No. 216 of 21 September 1892, p. 2
  19. Linzer Volksblatt, No. 174 of 31 July 1892, p. 4
  20. Linzer Volksblatt, No. 280 of 7 December 1892, p. 4
  21. The Johann Lachmayr Organ of the Catholic Parish Church in Hallstatt
  22. Collaudierung einer Orgel, in: Linzer Volksblatt, No. 177 of August 3, 1895, p. 2
  23. Organ examination, in: Linzer Volksblatt, No. 188, August 17, 1895, p. 4
  24. Linzer Volksblatt, No. 132 of 9 June 1895, p. 4
  25. Collaudierung und Inweihung einer neuen Orgel, in: Linzer Volksblatt, No. 232 of October 8, 1895, p. 4
  26. Linzer Volksblatt, No. 247 of 27 October 1897, p. 3
  27. Linzer Volksblatt, No. 153 of 8 July 1897, p. 3
  28. Linzer Volksblatt, No. 286 of 15 December 1897, p. 3
  29. Bundesdenkmalamt (ed.): Dehio-Handbuch. The art monuments of Austria. Lower Austria, south of the Danube, part 2, page 1966, Verlag Berger, Horn/Vienna 2003, ISBN 3-85028-365-8
  30. Linzer Volksblatt, No. 126 of 4 June 1899, p. 4
  31. A new organ, in: Tagespost, No. 95 of 26 April 1899, p. 5
  32. Organ Collaudation in the Ex-Dominican Church at Steyr, in: Tagespost, No. 115 of 20 May 1899, p. 3
  33. Organ Collaudation, in: Linzer Volksblatt, No. 244 of 24 October 1900, p. 4
  34. Bundesdenkmalamt (ed.): Dehio-Handbuch. The art monuments of Austria. Lower Austria, south of the Danube, part 2, page 2059, Verlag Berger, Horn/Vienna 2003, ISBN 3-85028-365-8
  35. Organ Collaudation, in: Linzer Volksblatt, No. 244 of 22 October 1902, p. 4
  36. Linzer Volksblatt, No. 209 of 11 September 1902, p. 3
  37. Organ examination, in: Linzer Volksblatt, No. 119 of 26 May 1903, p. 3
  38. Linzer Volksblatt, No. 243 of 23 October 1903, p. 2
  39. Linzer Volksblatt, No. 166 of 24 July 1912, p. 3
  40. Bundesdenkmalamt (ed.): Dehio-Handbuch. The art monuments of Austria. Lower Austria, south of the Danube, part 2, page 1966, Verlag Berger, Horn/Vienna 2003, ISBN 3-85028-365-8
  41. Organ Collaudation, in: Tagespost, No. 210 of September 12, 1913, p. 6