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William John Story Jurgenson

William John Story Jurgenson, designer and creator of acoustical instruments. Certified organbuilder, master piano and harpsichord-maker. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, New York Academy of Sciences, Veteranen Fahrzeug Verband.

Background

  • Jurgenson, William John Story was born on April 18, 1944 in Flint, Michigan, United States. Arrived in Germany, 1964. Son of Jasper Theodore Story and Edna Francis (Stewart) Jurgenson.

  • Education

    • Student Music School, University Michigan, 1964. Apprentice, Orgelbau Rensch, Lauffen, Germany, 1968.

    Career

    • Journeyman, shop foreman Orgelbau Rensch, Lauffen, Germany, 1968-1982. Self-employed, since 1982. Consultant Wuerttembergisches Landesmuseum, Stuttgart, Germany, 1989-1994, Antverpiano, Antwerp, 1989, 91, 93.

    Major achievements

    • Certified organbuilder, master piano and harpsichord-maker.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, New York Academy of Sciences, Veteranen Fahrzeug Verband.

    Personality

    Interests

    Antique motor vehicles, bicycle racing, reading.

    Connections

    • Married Gabriele Steck, September 27, 1969. Children: Miriam, Katrin, Kristina, Soeren.
    • father: Jasper Theodore Story Jurgenson
    • mother: Edna Francis (Stewart) Jurgenson
    • spouse: Gabriele Steck
    • children: Miriam Jurgenson
    • Katrin Jurgenson
    • Kristina Jurgenson
    • Soeren Jurgenson
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    Born April 18, 1944
    (age 73)
    Nationality
    • 1964
      University Michigan
    • 1968
      Orgelbau Rensch
    • 1968 - 1982
      Journeyman
      Lauffen, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
    • 1982
      self-employed