The Creator Of The Legendary Fender guitar ... Doesn't Use The Guitar

Leo Fender (1909-1991), who along with Les Paul, actually brought the electric guitar to the public, who is the author of the legendary Fender electric guitars that did not even know how to play the guitar. After the Great Depression in the United States in the early twentieth century, he was an accountant and was unemployed during the Great Depression. Leo Fender decided to start his own company based on his electronics research interests, "Fender Radio and Record Shop" and later became "Fender Musical Instruments Corp." which specializes in researching and developing radios, amplifiers Amplifier and then the instrument as we know it.





Despite being the successful developer of the first solid-state electric guitar (telecaster) to sell to the market, followed by the most influential electric guitar in the world (Stratocaster), as well as The bass guitar with the first solid body (Precision bass), Clarence Leonidas "Leo" Fender completely do not know how to use the products he created. He just looked at it purely from the perspective of an engineer, an electronics researcher and so Fender often had to bring his own product to invite the musicians to try it out. Fender's love of electronics dates back to when he was 14. His uncle had assembled a radio from his old piece of equipment and then edited the radio was one of Fender's pleasures. During his studies (to become an accountant), he maintains this passion despite not attending any formal course related to electronics.


 Fender's company was bought by CBS for $ 13 million in 1965, but then the company's employees decided to donate their own money to Fender Musical Instruments Corp. Like Fender, another famous American, Laurens Hammond, has created his own organ and his electronic organ playing the first polyphonic sound. In the world but not playing music. Today, Fender's Stratocaster (also known as Strat) is still the best-known electric guitar and is the most copied in the world. Jeff Beck, Ritchie Blackmore, Eric Clapton, Kurt Cobain, The Edge (of U2), David Gilmour, George Harrison, Jimi Hendrix, Buddy Holly, John Lenon, Pete Townshend, Steve Rai Vaughan and many other famous musicians and singers.

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