George Gaber

George Gaber was the noted percussionist with symphonic orchestras who parlayed his performing into an historic role as professor of music at the University of Indiana at Bloomington beginning in the 1960s. George was closely associated with the music products industry going back to his playing days of the 1940s and 50s when he endorsed several companies’ products. It was during that time that he befriended William F. Ludwig and his son, with whom he has had a life long friendship. George was an original member of the Percussive Arts Society and for a while was even hired by Slingerland drums for product development.

Interview Date:
July 30, 2007
Date of Birth:
February 24, 1916
Deceased Date:
November 21, 2007
Job Title:
Band Director
Company:
University of Indiana at Bloomington

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