Drumstick Maker Everett ‘Vic’ Firth Dies at 85

everett vic firth Everett “Vic” Firth, whose namesake drumsticks are among the world’s most popular, has died. The musician and teacher was 85 years old. The news was announced on the company’s website today. Visitors were greeted with a photo of Firth, along with a tribute to its founder: “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 […]

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