Egedacher, family of organ builders from Salzburg. Christoph E., d. Salzburg, April 5, 1706; in 1668 built the organ in Kitzbuehel, in 1673 became organ builder for the court in Salzburg; began construction of the organ in Salzburg Cathedral, later completed and enlarged by his son Johann Christoph E. (1664-1747). Johann Ignaz E. (1675-1744) took over the Freundt family's organ business with his brother Johann Georg E. and taught numerous apprentices (including A. Silbermann).
Literature#O. Eberstaller, Orgeln und Orgelbauer in Oe., 1955.