Les Paul

Les Paul
1915 - 2009
Les Paul  American Musician

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Les Paul was previously married to Mary Ford (1949 - 1964) and Virginia Webb (1938 - 1949).


American Musician Les Paul was born Lester William Polsfuss on 9th June, 1915 in Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA and passed away on 13th Aug 2009 White Plains Hospital, White Plains, New York, USA aged 94. He is most remembered for Electric guitar, multitrack recording pioneer. His zodiac sign is Gemini.

Les Paul is a member of the following lists: Columbia Records artists, Grammy Award winners and American rock guitarists.


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Married2 17 years, 11 months 14 years, 11 months 12 years
Total2 17 years, 11 months 14 years, 11 months 12 years


First Name Lester
Middle Name William
Last Name Polsfuss
Full Name at Birth Lester William Polsfuss
Alternative Name Les Paul, Red Hot Red, Rhubarb Red, Lester William Polsfuss
Age 94 (age at death) years
Birthday 9th June, 1915
Birthplace Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA
Died 13th August, 2009
Place of Death White Plains Hospital, White Plains, New York, USA
Cause of Death Pneumonia
Height 6' 0" (183 cm)
Weight 171lbs (78 kg)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Grey
Distinctive Feature Gibson Les Paul, His famous guitar innovations, German descent
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Inventor, Musician, Songwriter
Occupation Musician
Claim to Fame Electric guitar, multitrack recording pioneer
Music Genre (Text) Jazz, Country, Blues, Rock And Roll, acoustic music
Music Genre Vocal
Year(s) Active 1928–2009
Music Style Jazz, Swing, Traditional Pop, Vocal Pop
Music Mood Quirky, Cheerful, Playful, Soothing, Earnest, Elegant, Exuberant, Amiable/Good-Natured, Happy, Springlike, Rollicking, Freewheeling, Fun, Laid-Back/Mellow, Refined/Mannered, Sentimental, Smooth, Sweet
Instrument Guitar, Guitar (Electric), Arranger
Instrument (text) Guitar, Banjo, Harmonica, Piano, Vocals
Record Label RCA Records
Associated Acts Mary Ford
Clothes Size 8
Shoe Size 11
Official Websites http://www.lespaulfoundation.org/, http://www.lespaulfoundation.org, https://www.lespaulfoundation.org/
Father George Polsfuss
Mother Evelyn Stutz
Favorite Colors Black, Red, Green, Blue, Grey, Brown
Favorite Accessories Specs, Scarfs

Lester William Polsfuss (June 9, 1915 – August 12, 2009), known as Les Paul, was an American jazz, country, and blues guitarist, songwriter, luthier, and inventor. He was one of the pioneers of the solid-body electric guitar, and his prototype, called the Log, served as inspiration for the Gibson Les Paul. Paul taught himself how to play guitar, and while he is mainly known for jazz and popular music, he had an early career in country music. He is credited with many recording innovations. His early experiments with overdubbing (also known as sound on sound), delay effects such as tape delay, phasing effects and multitrack recording were among the first to attract widespread attention.

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Les Paul94 GeminiMusician
Mary Ford53 CancerSinger
Virginia Webb-


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
Mary ColleenFemaleMary Ford
Robert RalphMaleMary Ford
GeneMaleVirginia Webb
RussellMaleVirginia Webb


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