He was buried in Holy Cross Cemetery in Calumet City, Illinois.
Many consider Krupa to be one of the most influential drummers of his time in with regard to the development of the drum kit. He used Slingerland drums. But he had already made history in 1927 as the first kit drummer ever to record using a bass drum pedal.
The above image is intended for those who wish to reuse material (text and/or graphics) from the Wikimedia projects — on their own website, in print, or otherwise.