Jimmy Page

Blues-rock, Musical Artist

1944 –

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Who is Jimmy Page?

James Patrick "Jimmy" Page, OBE is an English musician, songwriter and record producer who achieved international success as the guitarist and leader of the rock band Led Zeppelin.

Page began his career as a studio session musician in London and, by the mid-1960s, he had become the most sought-after session guitarist in England. He was a member of the Yardbirds from 1966 to 1968. In late 1968, he founded Led Zeppelin.

Page is widely considered to be one of the greatest and most influential guitarists of all time. Rolling Stone magazine has described Page as "the pontiff of power riffing" and ranked him number 3 in their list of the "100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time". In 2010, he was ranked number two in Gibson's list of "Top 50 Guitarists of All Time" and, in 2007, number four on Classic Rock's "100 Wildest Guitar Heroes". He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice; once as a member of the Yardbirds and once as a member of Led Zeppelin. Page has been described by Uncut as "rock's greatest and most mysterious guitar hero." Los Angeles Times magazine voted Jimmy Page the 2nd Greatest Guitarist of all time.

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Born
Jan 9, 1944
Heston
Also known as
  • Jimi Page
  • James Patrick Page
  • Page, Jimmy
  • Magic Fingers
  • Pagey
  • Jimmy
  • Lord of the Riffs
  • The Honeydrippers
  • James Patrick "Jimmy" Page
  • Jimmy Page & Friends
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Spouses
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Nationality
  • England
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Lived in
  • Heston
  • Windsor
  • London
  • Surrey
  • Feltham

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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