Les Paul

Les Paul

American jazz guitarist, country guitarist, songwriter and inventor
Brilliant guitarist and studio pioneer who was arguably the most innovative musician of his generation.
BornJune 9, 1915
HometownWaukesha, Wisconsin, United States of America
Net worth$10 million
SpouseMary Ford (m 1949 - 1964) , Virginia Webb (m 1938 - 1949)
ChildrenGene Paul , Colleen Paul , Robert Paul , Russell Paul
ParentsGeorge Polsfuss , Evelyn Polsfuss
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Top Stories

10 songs that bring back memories of my travels: Cerys Matthews’ playlist

  • 10 songs that bring back memories of my travels: Cerys Matthews’ playlist. The musician and radio presenter is transported to a porch in Mississippi, a dance floor in Santiago de Cuba and a bar stool on the Wild Atlantic Way

MOVIES & TV SHOWS

Les Paul: Live in New York City
Les Paul: Live in New York City
2010

Albums

Songs of Today
Songs of Today
2021
I'm A Fool to Care
I'm A Fool to Care
2021
Nola
Nola
2021
Whither Thou Goest
Whither Thou Goest
2021
Complete US & UK Hits 1945-1961
Complete US & UK Hits 1945-1961
2015
Icon
Icon
2015
Live: Czar of the Guitar
Live: Czar of the Guitar
2014
Greatest Hits [TGG]
Greatest Hits [TGG]
2013
World Is Waiting For The Sunrise
World Is Waiting For The Sunrise
2010
After You've Gone 1944-1945
After You've Gone 1944-1945
2010
Inventor: Great Guitar Instrumentals
Inventor: Great Guitar Instrumentals
2009
20 Unforgettable Hits
20 Unforgettable Hits
2009
Les Paul and Friends: Tribute to a Legend
Les Paul and Friends: Tribute to a Legend
2008
Very Best of Les Paul and Mary Ford [EMI Gold]
Very Best of Les Paul and Mary Ford [EMI Gold]
2008
Jazzman
Jazzman
2008
Only the Best of Les Paul and Mary Ford
Only the Best of Les Paul and Mary Ford
2007
Essential Collection
Essential Collection
2007
In Perfect Harmony
In Perfect Harmony
2007
This Is Gold
This Is Gold
2006
Ultimate Collection
Ultimate Collection
2005
American Made World Played
American Made World Played
2005
Crazy Rhythm
Crazy Rhythm
2005
Vaya Con Dios
Vaya Con Dios
2005
Legendary Fred Waring Broadcasts: Historic Live Performances (1939-1941)
Legendary Fred Waring Broadcasts: Historic Live Performances (1939-1941)
2004
How High the Moon [Essential Gold]
How High the Moon [Essential Gold]
2004
Isle of Golden Dreams: The Decca and Capitol Years
Isle of Golden Dreams: The Decca and Capitol Years
2004
California Melodies
California Melodies
2003
Definitive Collection
Definitive Collection
2003