Deep Roots

Posted 5/23/2018

EHX president Mike Matthews grew up in the Bronx, NYC and earned advanced degrees in business and electrical engineering at Cornell University. Shortly after starting his first sales job at IBM, he founded Electro-Harmonix in 1968 and changed the sound of rock and roll forever. Known far and wide as an accomplished rhythm and blues keyboard player and a master story teller, his creativity and perseverance formed the foundation of his future success in the musical instruments industry with Electro-Harmonix.

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Left c. 1970; Top right c. 1961; Bottom right c. 1958

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