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Renowned Drumstick Maker VIC FIRTH Passes Away

By Larry Petro, News Monkey
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 @ 5:16 PM


Was 85 Years Old

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Renowned drumstick maker Vic Firth has passed away. The company posted that they "are heartbroken to share the news with you that Everett 'Vic' Firth has passed away.

The following message is posted to the Vic Firth website:

"Vic was an inspiration to all of us. He was a visionary, a mentor, a leader and a friend. He always said he surrounded himself with the best people, but the truth is he brought out the best in all of us. His boundless passion for music and musicians drove every decision he made. Vic’s spirit and legacy will continue to live at the core of the Vic Firth Company. He will be missed beyond words."

Vic, who passed away on July 26th, was 85 years old. Vic Firth drumsticks are some of the most widely used sticks in the industry and numerous drummers have been endorsed by Vic Firth for using their sticks, including Charlie Watts (The Rolling Stones), Carmine Appice (Vanilla Fudge), Roger Taylor (Queen), Vinnie Paul (Hellyeah) and Christoph Schneider (Rammstein), just to name a few.


















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