James Patrick Page (Heston, Middlesex, England; January 9, 1944) He is a multi-finctist musician and a virtuous British classic rock guitarist; Founder of the Led Zeppelin Group since 1968 to its dissolution in 1980. He is considered one of the largest, influential and versatile musicians and guitarists of all time.
He has been a musician and guitarist of Led Zeppelin, band with which he sold more than three hundred million discs, and The Firm. In addition, he has collaborated, as a session musician, with a multitude of formations and authors, among which the Rolling Stones, The Who, The Kinks, Eric Clapton or Jeff Beck stand out. He recorded albums with artists like David Coverdale, Roy Harper or Joe Cocker.
It is positioned in the second place among the best guitarists of all time by Gibson Guitar Corporation. For its part, Rolling Stone magazine located it in third place. Its guitar only in «Stairway to Heaven» is considered as The best in rock history for Rolling Stone and Guitar World.
Winner of two Grammy awards, page has the honor of having been included twice to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In 1992 he did it as a member of the Yardbirds, while in 1995 he did it with LED Zeppelin. In 2005, he was awarded as a member of the Order of the British Empire for the work of charity in the help of the most disadvantaged people in Brazil.
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