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Gretsch . . . It’s All About Family

Gretsch . . . It’s All About Family

Gretsch has been all about family for the past 136 years beginning with company founder Friedrich Gretsch! Here’s one family story recently brought to light . . . Born in 1908, Ralph DeCostanzo was an ambitious 16-year-old living with family in Brooklyn, New...
In Memoriam: Bill Hagner

In Memoriam: Bill Hagner

August 25, 2019 saw the passing of William “Bill” Hagner of Fort Myers, Florida. He was ninety-six. Bill figured highly in the history of the Gretsch Company. He started working at Gretsch on December 1, 1941—just six days prior to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor....