Erik Gramkow


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Roland Scandinavia

Erik Gramkow started his career in the music business with piano manufacturer Brødr Jørgensen. When Eric joined the company the focus was on importing music instruments to Scandinavia. Hammond organ kits were imported from the United States and assembled in Denmark, making it possible to export to other European countries without additional taxes. In 1981 when Brødr Jørgensen had to give up their wholesale business Erik Gramkow seized the opportunity and established a partnership with Ikutaro Kagehashi to form Roland Scandinavia.