TIL that two of the “big four” Cymbal companies in the world (Sabian and Zildjian) were founded by members of the Zildjian family. Sabian symbols being founded in 1981, by Robert Zildjian, when he had a conflict with his brother Armand after he was not chosen to be the main CEO.

Read more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sabian_Cymbals

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  1. Another fun fact is that Zildjian is one of the oldest companies, and founded in 1632. Their bussiness model at that time was a little different, as their cymbals were made to scare enemies away.

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