August 13, 2009

Les Paul, Pioneer of Electric Guitar dies at age 94

Les Paul was a pioneer of the modern electric guitar and inventor of recording techniques that revolutionized the music industry. He died today of complications from pneumonia at White Plains Hospital in New York.

Without the electronic guitar invented by Les Paul, music would never have been the same. In this biography of Paul's life and career, Edwin Brit Wyckoff shares how the rambunctious boy from Waukesha, Wisconsin, was propelled to stardom by his unrivaled playing ability and technological prowess. Revered by generations of musicians and fans, Paul and his inventions have forever changed the way music is produced, recorded, and enjoyed.

To learn more about Les Paul and the contributions he's made to the music industry, visit to see Enslow's title Electric Guitar Man: The Genius of Les Paul.

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