Oral History Information
Company NameVeneman Music
Koob Veneman’s father started the first Veneman’s Music Store in Holland, an idea copied by Koob in Maryland in 1960. Koob, like his father, was a luthier who designed his own instruments. Koob introduced his line of electric guitars called KAPA in 1964. The product line resulted in a healthy run for six years. At the height of sales, Koob’s business was making 500 guitars a week. His NAMM Oral History interview was completed on September 9, 2005.