Janet D’Addario, co-founder of one of the largest musical instruments manufacturing company ‘D’Addario’ died on June 14 in her home. She was 72 years old and was battling cancer for two years. She was the wife of D’Addario’s owner Jim D’Addario.
“She died due to the complications from gall bladder cancer,” said her husband Jim D’Addario.
Janet was the prodigious, creative and philanthropic person who was also a former president of Providence House that provides transitional housing for homeless women and children. She had also provided music education to underprivileged children.
D’Addario is a manufacturing company of musical instruments, strings and accessories mainly of guitars and also other fretted musical instruments. Jim D’Addario is the founder of this company which was founded in 1974. It has more than 1500+ employees. It is one of the world’s largest string manufacturers and serves its product worldwide. Some of the other products it offers are caps, earplugs, electronic tuner, straps, drum sticks, drum heads and many more.