Fox Theatre’s Mighty Mo

It takes enormous skill and musical virtuosity to play this behemoth, and most theatre organists from all over the world consider a performance on Mighty Mo to be the pinnacle of their career. Bob Van Camp was the house organist for more than 25 years at the Fox. When he died, Patten and Atlanta Landmarks board member Robert L. Foreman Jr. sprinkled his ashes in the attic over the organ chambers.

I read in the February 5, 2020, Atlanta Journal-Constitution that the Fox Theatre’s 90-year-old Möller pipe organ was hauled to Lithonia, Georgia. The A. E. Schlueter Pipe Organ Company will be doing more than half a million-dollar repair and restoration.

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