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Johnson, Mike (ed.) / Leblanc Bell : A newsletter for music retailers, educators, employees and friends of G. Leblanc Corporation
(May 6, 1996)

50 years,   pp. 4-11


Page 4

Leblanc celebrates a half
century of music history
in Kenosha, Wisconsin
As the new millennium approaches,
the coming years hold significant mile-
stones for Kenosha, Wisconsin-based
G. Leblanc Corporation and, indeed,
for the entire music industry.
The Noblet name, for example, still
vital as a brand within the Leblanc
France line, will mark its 250th anni-
versary in the year 2000, and the Frank
Holton Company, Leblanc's brasswind
division, celebrates its centennial in
1998. This year, G. Leblanc Corpora-
tion itself celebrates the 50th anniver-
sary of its American founding.
In the music industry, Leblanc in
America is a mere youngster compared
to the French company, and while
Leblanc is America's oldest and largest
wind-instrument manufacturer under
THE LEBLANC BELL SPRING/SUMMER 1996


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