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All three principal types of resonator guitars were invented by the Slovak- American John Dopyera (1893–1988) for the National and Dobro (Dopyera Brothers) companies. Similar to the flat top guitar in appearance, but with a body that may be made of brass, nickel-silver, or steel as well as wood, the sound of the resonator ...

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Back to Handbook. A Brief History of the Guitar. by Paul Guy. The guitar is an ancient and noble instrument, whose history can be traced back over 4000 years. Many theories have been advanced about the instrument's ancestry. It has often been claimed that the guitar is a development of the lute, or even of the ancient ...

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Guitar is an instrument that had thousand forms and countless uses in all musical genres, but here you can learn more about people who had the greatest impact on their modern popularity. Stories about these inventors will never fade away.

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Jun 29, 2017 ... Thomas Edison invented the phonograph, but he was standing on the shoulders of those who had already recorded and reproduced sound. Who deserves credit for inventing the electric guitar? The answer is complicated. Like Benz's car and Edison's phonograph, the electric guitar was not an invention ...

www.thoughtco.com/history-of-the-accoustic-and-electric-guitar-1991855

Apr 19, 2017 ... By definition, the guitar is a musical instrument having a flat-backed rounded body that narrows in the middle, a long fretted neck, and usually six strings (see photo), played by strumming or plucking. The guitar is considered a European- invented instrument that first appeared during the medieval period.

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The guitar's roots are in Spain. Realistically, it cannot be traced back further than the 15th Century. It is thought to have been invented by the people of Malaga. This early instrument was a "four course" guitar, from which the ukulele is derived . The first guitars were very small, and were originally strung with four pair of strings ...

www.quora.com/Who-invented-the-acoustic-guitar-When-was-it-invented

Antonio de Torres Jurado built the first acoustic guitar that most people recognise it today. He expanded on a design created Jose Pages and Josef Benedid. The Modern acoustic guitar came about at the end of 18th century. No one really knows that the first guitar was unveiled in Italy or France, but what is known is that  ...

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Oct 29, 2013 ... Beauchamp and Rickenbacker, after a lot of experimentation, finally invented an electromagnetic device which picked up the vibrations of the guitar strings with great clarity. In a nutshell, the electromagnets convert these vibrations into an electrical signal, which is then amplified and played through ...

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The modern guitar? Antonio Torres Jurado in Sevilla, Spain in 1852. He changed the dimensions of the body, making it larger, and made the top thinner, developing a system of fan bracing to keep it stiff. These two changes radically improved the sound of the instrument, and all luthiers after him incorporated elements of his ...