Vic Firth

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Everett "Vic" Firth
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Vic Firth (2006)
Background information
Born (1930-06-02)June 2, 1930
Winchester, Massachusetts, U.S.
Died July 26, 2015(2015-07-26) (aged 85)[1]
Occupations Musician, business owner
Instruments Percussion instruments, cornet, trombone, clarinet, piano
Years active 1946 - 2015
Website VicFirth.com

Everett "Vic" Firth (June 2, 1930 – July 26, 2015) was an American musician. He was the founder of Vic Firth Company (formerly Vic Firth, Inc.), a company that makes percussion sticks and mallets.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Vic Firth, drumstick pioneer admired by generations of percussionists, dies at 85". ABC. July 28, 2015. Retrieved July 28, 2015. 
  2. "The History and Development of Vic Firth Inc". Vic Firth. Retrieved October 14, 2012.