Dick Schory


Oral History Information

Interview Date
Job Title
Former Product Development
Company Name
Ludwig Drum Company

Dick Schory had a very successful career as a composer and arranger of percussive music. With over a dozen albums as a musician and arranger and another 400 as a producer, Dick has made a significant contribution to music. Dick also worked for the Ludwig Drum Company as a sales and marketing manager. For a time Dick worked side-by-side with the company’s founder, William F. Ludwig in the product development department. Dick worked for the company during the Beatles boom all the while composing and arranging for his own albums in the 1960s as well as for others such as the Disney Company and Julie Andrews, among others.