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.
How did Les Paul die?
Les Paul's death was caused by pneumonia.
|Cause of death||Pneumonia|
|Age of death||94 years|
|Birthday||June 9, 1915|
|Death date||August 12, 2009|
|Place of death||N/A|
|Place of burial||N/A|
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
You learn fast from others how to be an entertainer as well as a musician; you don’t necessarily have to get out there and just play – you can be an entertainer, too.Les Paul
If I have to go around telling everyone how great I am, then there’s something wrong with my act.Les Paul
There are times when you want to go where you used to go and you can’t go there.Les Paul
I wanted something very dense, something that would sustain long and more pieces of wood that would be soft, sweet, for more of a mellow sound.Les Paul