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Synagogue de la Victoire

(Grand synagogue)

44, rue de la victoire, 75009 Paris

1875 - Merklin

1960 - Gutschenritter

19xx - Cicchero

II/26 - electrical traction - stoplist

Designed in a neo-Byzantine style, its building was started in 1867 and it was inaugurated in 1874. On April 21, 1890, Alfred Dreyfus married Lucie Hadamard. During the German occupation, on the night of 2 to 3 October 1941, a bomb exploded in the Great Synagogue during a night of attacks on several synagogues in Paris. After the war, the synagogue began a renovation, which was not completed until 1967. This synagogue, owned by the city of Paris, has been classified as a historical monument since December 11, 1987.
The instrument was built by Merklin around 1875. It was at this time that the organ was introduced into the French Hebrew cult. It was imported from the Germanic countries where it was then common to use the organ for the Hebrew liturgy. Around 1960, Gutschenritter replaced two stops and added a Plein jeu IV to the Great. Since then, the instrument has only had some maintenance works by Jean-Marc Cicchero. Nowadays, it serves mainly for the liturgy of weddings.
The organs of Paris

Synagogue de la

Victoire

(Grand synagogue)

44, rue de la victoire, 75009 Paris

1875 - Merklin

1960 - Gutschenritter

19xx - Cicchero

II/26 - electrical traction - stoplist

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The instrument was built by Merklin around 1875. It was at this time that the organ was introduced into the French Hebrew cult. It was imported from the Germanic countries where it was then common to use the organ for the Hebrew liturgy. Around 1960, Gutschenritter replaced two stops and added a Plein jeu IV to the Great. Since then, the instrument has only had some maintenance works by Jean-Marc Cicchero. Nowadays, it serves mainly for the liturgy of weddings.