Famous guitarist Les Paul

Lester William Polsfuss (June 9, 1915 – August 12, 2009)
Les Paul—was an American jazz and country guitarist, songwriter and inventor. He was a pioneer in the development of the solid-body electric guitar which "made the sound of rock and roll possible". He is credited with many recording innovations. Although he was not the first to use the technique, his early experiments with overdubbing delay effects such as tape delay, phasing effects and multitrack recording were among the first to attract widespread attention.