Vic Firth

American musician

Everett "Vic" Firth (June 2, 1930 – July 26, 2015) was an American musician. He was the founder of Vic Firth Company (formerly Vic Firth, Inc.), a company that makes percussion sticks and mallets.[2]

Everett "Vic" Firth
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Vic Firth (2006)
Background information
Born(1930-06-02)June 2, 1930
Winchester, Massachusetts, U.S.
DiedJuly 26, 2015(2015-07-26) (aged 85)[1]
Occupation(s)Musician, business owner
InstrumentsPercussion instruments, cornet, trombone, clarinet, piano
Years active1946 - 2015


  1. "Vic Firth, drumstick pioneer admired by generations of percussionists, dies at 85". ABC. July 28, 2015. Retrieved July 28, 2015.
  2. "The History and Development of Vic Firth Inc". Vic Firth. Retrieved October 14, 2012.