Chicago Musical Instruments

by Joost Nusselder | Updated on:  May 26, 2022

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Chicago Musical Instruments Co. (CMI) was a musical instrument distributor, notable in that had controlling interests in Gibson Guitars from 1944 to 1969, Lowrey, F. E. Olds brass instruments, William Lewis & Son Co. (stringed instruments), Krauth & Beninghoften, L.D. Heater Music Company, Epiphone Guitars, Selmer UK, and other musical instrument brands.

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