Les Paul

Born Jun 9, 1915
Lester William Polsfuss —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, which made the sound of rock and roll possible. He is credited with many recording innovations. Although h...
Les Paul

Les Paul Stats

Nickname

: Polsfuss, Lester , Lester Polsfuss, Lester William Polfus, Paul, Les, Red Hot Red, Rhubarb Red, Les Paul & Friends, Paul, Les & Friends, Les Paul Trio

Ethnicity

: Caucasian race

Nationality

: United States of America

Date of Birth

: June 9, 1915

Place of Birth

: Waukesha

Date of Death

: August 13, 2009

Place of Death

: White Plains

Cause of Death

: Pneumonia
Appearances

Les Paul Film Roles

  1. Chet Atkins: A Life in Music
  2. Tom Dowd and the Language of Music
  3. The Boys Are Back in Town: Classic Tracks from the Gentlemen of Jazz
  4. Guitar Odyssey: Wired for Sound
  5. Art Tatum: The Art of Jazz Piano
    Art Tatum: The Art of Jazz Piano
  6. Stars and Their Guitars: A History of the Electric Guitar
    Stars and Their Guitars: A History of the Electric Guitar

Les Paul Film Appearances

  1. Stars and Their Guitars: A History of the Electric Guitar
    Stars and Their Guitars: A History of the Electric Guitar
  2. Guitar Odyssey: Wired for Sound
  3. American Music: Off the Record
  4. Chet Atkins: A Life in Music
  5. Before the Music Dies

Les Paul TV Guest Roles

  1. Les Paul & Mary Ford, Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Phil Spitalny
  2. Les Paul & Mary Ford / Paul Lynde / Johnny Mize / "My Darling Aida" cast
  3. Halle Berry, Les Paul
  4. Abbott & Costello
  5. Les Paul and Mary Ford / The Olympics / Buddy Knox / Jimmy Bowen
  6. Victor Borge, Les Paul & Mary Ford, Francis X. Bushman
  7. Les Paul & Mary Ford; Pearl Bailey & her brother Bill

Les Paul Albums

  1. Masters of the Guitar: Together
  2. Les Paul & Friends: American Made World Played
  3. Chester & Lester
  4. 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: The Best of Les Paul
  5. Isle of Golden Dreams, Volume 1
  6. Isle of Golden Dreams, Volume 2
  7. Isle of Golden Dreams, Volume 3
  8. Isle of Golden Dreams, Volume 4
  9. Vaya Con Dios
  10. Dream Dust