Before the 19th century, how many people were needed to make pipe organ play?

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Playing the organ before electricity required at least one person (called calcant) to operate the bellows. Therefore, organists rarely practiced on the pipe organs, using other instruments such as the clavichord for practice instead.
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flagthe United States
7%
62%
22%
8%
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flagGermany
8%
62%
22%
8%
50
flagCanada
11%
58%
11%
11%
17
flagthe United Kingdom
7%
57%
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21%
56
flagPoland
20%
56%
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13
flagAustralia
10%
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flagIndia
3%
30%
11%
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