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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. Son of Jasper Theodore Story and Edna Francis (Stewart) Jurgenson. arrived in Germany, 1964.

Education

Student Music School, University of Michigan, 1962, 63, 64; apprentice, Orgelbau Rensch, Lauffen, Germany, 1964-1968.

Career

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

Achievements

  • Certified organbuilder, master piano and harpsichord-maker.

Works

  • Other Work

    • 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

    Avocations: 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

child:
Soeren Jurgenson

child:
Katrin Jurgenson

child:
Kristina Jurgenson

child:
Miriam Jurgenson