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    US-American swing era guitarist, musician, and bandleader.Born : July 01, 1911 in Oakland, California.Died : February 24, 2004 in Salt Lake City, Utah. Alvino Rey is best known as the father of the pedal steel guitar. His inventive style helped popularize the amplified guitar for generations to come. Rey grew up in Oakland and moved to Cleveland, Ohio, at age ten. His first interest in music came ...more

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