April 12 -Les Paul: The Early Years In Waukesha – A Webinar
Les Paul: The Early Years In Waukesha – A Webinar
Presented By Sue Baker, Program Director, The Les Paul Foundation
April 12 at 7:30 pm
Presented by the Les Paul Legacy Series
In this webinar, Sue Baker will focus on Les Paul growing up in Waukesha, Wisconsin and the creative things he did as he explored playing his guitar and entertaining audiences in and around his hometown. She will share stories of building his first crystal radio and broadcasting from his home. Sue will also discuss how Les learned so much about technology without finishing high school. There will be ample time for questions and answers.
Sue Baker is Program Director with the Les Paul Foundation. As the foundation’s historian, she provides background materials for the development of lesson plans, books, videos and other materials created about Les Paul. Her close friendship with Les facilitates insight to the inventor/entertainer/musician’s accomplishments, challenges and personal philosophy. Sue has been interviewed multiple times on radio (local and national), television and for printed articles. She has given presentations to students from early elementary through the university level as well as to musicians and diverse organizations. Her presentations are adapted for each audience and center around the stories Les Paul shared and additional research.
This webinar is free and open to all; donations to the museum are welcome.