Les Paul's Death

Born (Birthday) June 9, 1915

Death Date August 12, 2009

Age of Death 94 years

Cause of Death Pneumonia

Profession Guitarist

The guitarist Les Paul died at the age of 94. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Jazz and blues guitarist who pioneered the solid-body electric guitar, influencing what would become rock ‘n’ roll music. He released #1 hits like “How High the Moon” and “Vaya Con Dios.”

He married Virginia Webb on April 20, 1938 and, after their divorce in 1949, he got remarried to Mary Ford on December 29, 1949.

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“Now I need to take a piece of wood and make it sound like the railroad track, but I also had to make it beautiful and lovable so that a person playing it would think of it in terms of his mistress, a bartender, his wife, a good psychiatrist – whatever.” (Les Paul)

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“We go in there and we work on altering those ideas and in many cases go in different directions.” (Les Paul)

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“As far as I’m concerned, I’m just a guitar player, and my job is to go out there and play and entertain and do my thing.” (Les Paul)

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“If I have to go around telling everyone how great I am, then there’s something wrong with my act.” (Les Paul)

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“One minute we’re over here, the next minute we’re doing something completely different. But it’s interesting because you are producing so many things you couldn’t do with analog.” (Les Paul)

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