Oral History Information
Ted Krumwiede was a veteran of the piano industry working for Kimball and Story & Clark in the important re-birth of the piano business following World War II. Ted had training and a real passion for marketing and found success telling the great stories of the companies we worked for. Ted was with the original Story & Clark Piano Co. prior to its sale to Chicago Musical Instruments (CMI) and stayed on to assist CMI / Norlin Music with their other keyboard products such as Lowrey Organs. In addition to his history with the industry, Ted’s interview also included his family background, his experiences during the Great Depression and his World War II service.