Oral History Information
Charles J. Dumont’s grandfather and uncle opened a sheet music distribution company in 1945. The company, Charles Dumont and Son in Philadelphia, became one of the key jobbers within the industry. At the age of 13, Charles J. Dumont ran errands for the company. After his uncle’s untimely death in the early 1950s and his grandfather’s death a few years later, the young Charles took control of the company and kept the same ideals and principals in place that had strong held the business for so long. Charles was a proud member of the music products industry who cared very much about his employees and customers during his long career.