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Remo Founder Remo D Belli Has Passed Away Aged 88
In 1957, Remo had revolutionized drumming by pioneering the very first successful synthetic drum head, which had changed the sound of music across every genre.
The cause of death has still not been confirmed.
Tributes poured in from drummers and fellow musical brands alike, including drum stick manufacturer Vic Firth, who said: "Remo was a true pioneer and a great friend who will be sorely missed! His vision and passion completely changed the world of percussion. Every single drummer owes him a debt of gratitude. We will miss you, Mr. Belli!"
Roland's president and CEO Jay Wanamaker, commented on the Remo facebook post: "Remo Belli was music visionary, realizing early on that music education through drumming improves wellness. He was also a cherished life long friend and mentor to me. Remo's contributions have made the world a much better and more musical place to live. He will never be forgotten. Thanks Remo! RIP."
By Michael Storey
Posted on 27 Apr 2016 13:23 to category : Band / Celebrity News
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