John McDermott

John McDermott could sure sell pianos! His knowledge of the products and his strong relationship with music retailers made him an ideal and successful sales rep. John worked for the Gulbransen Piano Company during the company’s innovative era of the mid 1960s through the 1970s. After his retirement he stayed active in the industry and can still often be found at the National Piano Travelers Association’s annual meeting lending his support and hearty hand shake to new comers.  

Interview Date:
January 16, 2004
Date of Birth:
October 13, 1926
Deceased Date:
September 28, 2011
Job Title:
Sales Manager
Company:
Gulbransen Piano Company