Glenn Derringer


Oral History Information

Interview Date
Job Title
Former President
Company Name
Hanser Holdings

Glenn Derringer is one of the icons of the music products industry. As a small child, Glenn gained national fame as a whiz on the piano and organ. In fact, Elvis Presley opened for Glenn when the soon-to-be crowned King of Rock made his TV debut on the Dorsey Brothers Stage Show in 1955. With great vigor and dedication, Glenn went on to carve out a respected reputation, first at Wurlitzer and other companies before becoming the president of Hanser Holdings and BC Rich Guitars.