Oral History Information
Bernard Maillot’s grandfather was a musician and worked at the SAVAREZ String Company, as did his father after him. Bernard’s father saw the potential of a new market for strings and designed a series of packaging aimed to the jazz musicians of the 1930s and 40s. Bernard studied accounting in college and returned to the string company to work alongside his father in 1974. Since that time, he has continued the rich history of his family’s business with a focus on expanding the market just has his father and grandfather did before him.