Guitar Invention - Who Invented Guitar?

Guitar is an old instrument, but its development through ages was influenced not only by the natural evolution of the manufacturing and musical tastes but also with the direct contributions of few very talented investors. Here you can learn more about invention of guitar.

Guitar on a Stand

Gaetano Vinaccia

Today we know very little about life and work of Italian luthier Gaetano Vinaccia who is today credited for the discovery of first six stringed guitar that later on became the basis of the modern acoustic guitar. Here you can find out what little we know about him.

Antonio Tores Jurado

Antonio Torres Jurado

Antonio Torres Jurado is today credited as one of the most important inventors in the history of guitar. As the creator of the modern acoustic guitar design, he enabled countless of musicians and music fans to interact with modern guitar that we know and love today.

Diagrams of Rickenbacker Lap-steel Guitar Design From 1934

Adolph Rickenbacker

History of modern electric guitar would not be the same without the exploits of Adolph Rickenbacker, one of the co-founders of the famous company Rickenbacker guitars that promoted musical instruments that changed the landscape of modern music.

Green-Black Electric Guitar
Acoustic Guitar of Wood