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William John Story Jurgenson

designer and creator of acoustical instruments

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.

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.

Interests

  • Other 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