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Real Name:Lester William Polsfuss
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Born 9 June 1915 in Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA
Died 13 August 2009 in White Plains, New York, USA

Jazz, blues and country guitarist, songwriter, luthier, recording engineer and inventor. He designed one of the first solid body guitars, which made the sound of rock and roll possible. In the 1940s he made early experiments with overdubbing, delay effects such as tape delay, phasing effects and multitrack recording.
He recorded in the 1950s with his wife Mary Ford on vocals.
Inducted into Rock And Roll Hall of Fame in 1988 (Early Influence).

Sites:lespaulonline.com , Wikipedia , lespaulexperience.org , countrydiscography.blogspot.com , adp.library.ucsb.edu
Aliases:Lester Polsfuss, Rhubarb Red, Stuyvesant Skonch
In Groups:Jay McShann And His Orchestra, Les Paul & Friends, Les Paul & Mary Ford, Les Paul And His Orchestra, Les Paul And His Trio, Red Callender Sextet, Stuyvesant Skonch & His Orchestra, The Sunset All Stars, Willie Smith And His Friends, Willie Smith And His Orchestra
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