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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Les_Paul

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. Paul taught himself how to play guitar, and while he is mainly known for jazz .... Barnes showed the result to Les Paul, who arranged for Bourgerie to have ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Ford

Mary Ford was an American vocalist and guitarist, comprising half of the husband -and-wife musical team Les Paul and Mary .... Mary divorced Les Paul and later married her old school friend from Monrovia, ... He also was chief arranger for the Mike Curb Congregation, and they recorded some of my material, great too!

www.biography.com/people/les-paul-9435046

Apr 27, 2017 ... Les Paul invented the solid body electric guitar known as the Gibson Les Paul. ... At the age of nine he built his first crystal radio. At 10 he ... According to Rolling Stone magazine, Paul died from complications associated with ...

www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/2009/08/guitar_hero_les_paul_a_longtim.html

Aug 13, 2009 ... Les Paul, the musician and inventor who achieved immortality through the guitar that bears his name died today. He was 94. A resident of ...

www.nytimes.com/2009/08/14/arts/music/14paul.html

Aug 13, 2009 ... At the age of 10 he devised a harmonica holder from a coat hanger. ... He formed the Les Paul Trio in 1936 and moved to New York, where he ...

www.rollingstone.com/music/artists/les-paul/biography

Having learned harmonica, guitar, and banjo by age 13, Paul was playing with midwestern semipro country & western bands. He ... He formed the Les Paul Trio —which included Chet Atkins' brother Jimmy on ... Ford died of diabetes in 1977.

www.latimes.com/local/obituaries/la-me-les-paul14-2009aug14-story.html

Aug 14, 2009 ... He invented an early solid-body electric guitar and pioneered new ... Les Paul dies at 94; guitarist whose innovations paved the way for rock 'n' roll ... but for the people who knew the man before his death Thursday at age 94, ...

www.guitarworld.com/news/lester-%E2%80%9Crusty%E2%80%9D-paul-son-les-paul-dead-74/26080

Jan 5, 2016 ... Les Paul's son Rusty passed away yesterday. He will be missed by everyone who knew him. https://t.co/qTQuR6IyyU pic.twitter.com/ ...

www.reuters.com/article/us-paul-idUSTRE57C3TI20090813

Aug 13, 2009 ... Legendary guitarist and inventor Les Paul, who pioneered the design of ... He nearly electrocuted himself to death at home in the 1940s, and in ...