Vic Firth

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Birthday
2, 1930
Birthplace
Winchester, MA
Death Date
Jul 26, 2015 (85)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
2, 1930
Birthplace
Winchester, MA
Death Date
Jul 26, 2015 (85)

About

Founder of the Vic Firth Company, which specializes in the production of percussion tools like drum sticks and mallets.

Before Fame

He performed with the Boston Symphony Orchestra for 12 years before founding his company.

Trivia

The Vic Firth Company merged with the Avedis Zildjian Company in 2010.

Family Life

His parents were Everett E. and Rosemary Firth.

Associated With

His company has manufactured drum sticks used by the likes of drummer Kenny Aronoff.