Emil Richards

Emil Richards has played a significant role in the expanded use and knowledge of world percussion instruments. Through his recordings and work for TV and the movies, Emil has become known for adding dashes of new sounds and flavors to many of the nearly 2,000 films including authentic Russian instruments for “Doctor Zhivago” (1965). Emil has also played a large role in the development of PAS museum, which now includes several rare percussive instruments he has donated for display. 

Interview Date:
November 9, 2006
Job Title:
Musician

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