Les Paul, 94, a Grammy Award-winning guitar virtuoso and inventor, died today at a hospital in White Plains, N.Y.
The cause was complications of pneumonia, Gibson Guitar announced.
Les Paul pioneered the solid-body electric guitar, multitrack recording and was a very talented player.
Paul’s style encompassed the twang of country music, the harmonic richness of jazz and he also blended in some ock ’n’ roll.
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His main goal in life, he said, was to make people happy. This, he sure did.
Check out some video's of Les Paul below: