Organs and Organ Builders in Slovakia
1651 – 2006
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Juraj Demicher

[Demicher; Georg]


* 8.1.1650, Banská Bystrica
† date unknown, probably Banská Bystrica

From 1665 he trained as an organ builder and manufacturer of musical instruments in Banská Bystrica with Ján Veit. During the years 1668 – 1671 he worked with his master and another apprentice Joachim Resch in Prešov on the construction of an originally single-manual organ for the Lutheran church. From 1683 he worked as a master organ builder in Banská Bystrica. In 1684 he became a burgher of Banská Bystrica.

Text: Marian Alojz Mayer