Koob Veneman

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.

Interview Date:
September 9, 2005
Date of Birth:
May 21, 1923
Deceased Date:
June 13, 2010
Job Title:
Veneman Music

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