1 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Guitarists--United States--Correspondence.

  1. Les Paul papers, 1904-2003

    6,300 items. 44 containers. 22.5 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Les Paul was a Grammy-winning musician and inventor known for his virtuosic guitar playing, pioneering of multitrack recording, and invention of the solid-body electric guitar. His inventions left an indelible impact on the music industry. In addition to live concerts he performed on the radio and on television, notably with his second wife, singer and guitarist Mary Ford. The Les Paul Papers contain music arranged for Les Paul's ensembles by himself or others and printed sheet music of popular songs. The collection also contains publicity materials, business papers, schematics, scripts, brochures, photographs, and correspondence.

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