Eric Glasnapp


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Eric Glasnapp (1969-2015) was the archivist in the NAMM Resource Center, where he took part in the filming of 74 interviews during his short four months as an employee.  He worked closely with his friend and NAMM Historian, Dan Del Fiorentino to help document the history of the music products industry.  Eric was not only great at his job, he loved it, as evident by the strong impression he made on those he met.  His eagerness to learn and his passion for music resulted in 18 interviews in which he took the lead by asking the questions.  Eric was killed on his bicycle while exercising on July 22, 2015 in Carlsbad, California. Eric loved working for NAMM and we loved knowing him.