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Leo Fender

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Birthday
10, 1909
Birthplace
Anaheim, CA
Death Date
Mar 21, 1991 (81)
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Leo
Birthday
10, 1909
Birthplace
Anaheim, CA
Death Date
Mar 21, 1991 (81)

About

Creator of the famous Fender brand of guitars. He also created the Music Man and G&L Musical Instruments companies.

Before Fame

He made money repairing radios as a teenager in California.

Trivia

He was awarded a Technical Grammy Award in 2009 for contributions of outstanding technical significance to the recording field.

Family Life

His wife Esther died of cancer in 1979.

Associated With

He and Les Paul were early innovators of electrical instruments.