Alberto Kniepkamp

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Alberto Kniepkamp engineered many of the electronic organs produced by the Lowrey Organ Company in the 1970s and 80s. Alberto took an active role in the development of the MX1 Lowrey Organ, which was introduced at the NAMM Show in 1979. The product was one of many engineered by Alberto, who began work at Chicago Musical Instruments, which owned Lowrey Organs in the 1960s and 70s. The company changed names to Norlin, which continued to fund research and development for the organ products until the company sold its assets in the 1980s. Since that time Alberto continued to engineer musical products and began documenting many of the people, products and places of his career in the music products industry. 

Interview Date:
January 18, 2005
Job Title:
Engineer
Company:
Chicago Musical Instruments