Reform in Organ Building
Biography of Thomas Casson
Casson, Thomas. Organ builder, based in Denbigh, North Wales; founded the Casson & Co; Casson’s Patent Organ Co; Positive Organ Co., London. Invented the “Pedal Help”, an automatic control for pedal stops. Bank manager in Denbigh, Wales. Author of “The Modern Organ”, 1883; “Reform in Organ Building: a lecture delivered to the Birmingham and Midlands music guild”, 1888; “Lecture on the pedal organ: its history, design and control”, 1905; “The Modern Pneumatic Organ Mechanism”, 1908. b. Liverpool, England, Oct. 19th, 1842; d. near Brentford, Sep., 1910.
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