Vic Firth

Vic Firth was a classically trained timpanist, playing with a number of highly regarded symphonies around the world. Over the years he developed a few ideas that improved on the way mallets and drumsticks perform and sound. As founder of the company that carries his name, Vic designed and marketed a full line of products for a wide range of performers and musical settings. Often in the background, Vic was also a dedicated advocate for music education and programs that focus on musical experiences.  

Interview Date:
July 19, 2003
Date of Birth:
June 2, 1930
Deceased Date:
July 26, 2015
Job Title:
Founder
Company:
Vic Firth Drum Sticks

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