Klaus Schoeller


Oral History Information

Interview Date
Job Title
Former President
Company Name
Hofner String Instruments

Klaus Scholler is the President of Karl Hofner GmbH & Co KG, established in 1887 and now celebrating its 125th anniversary. Over the years Höfner has produced many ground-breaking instruments including the iconic Hofner Violin Bass guitar. Played by Paul McCartney, it has, unsurprisingly, also become known as the Beatle Bass. Klaus started his career at Hofner as Product Manager and has, during his time as President, continued the Höfner tradition of developing innovative designs and products coupled with a programme of staff training to increase product quality and customer care.