Orville Gibson

About Orville Gibson

Birth Day: August 21, 1856
Birth Place: Chateaugay, NY

Orville Gibson

Orville Gibson was born on August 21, 1856 in Chateaugay, NY. Founder of the Gibson Guitar Company of Kalamazoo, Michigan, who was favored by musicians from Chet Atkins to Frank Zappa.
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As per our current Database, Orville Gibson has been died on Aug 21, 1918 (age 62).

🎂 Orville Gibson - Age, Bio, Faces and Birthday

When Orville Gibson die, Orville Gibson was 62 years old.

Popular As Orville Gibson
Occupation Entrepreneur
Age 62 years old
Zodiac Sign Leo
Born August 21, 1856 (Chateaugay, NY)
Birthday August 21
Town/City Chateaugay, NY
Nationality NY

🌙 Zodiac

Orville Gibson’s zodiac sign is Leo. According to astrologers, people born under the sign of Leo are natural born leaders. They are dramatic, creative, self-confident, dominant and extremely difficult to resist, able to achieve anything they want to in any area of life they commit to. There is a specific strength to a Leo and their "king of the jungle" status. Leo often has many friends for they are generous and loyal. Self-confident and attractive, this is a Sun sign capable of uniting different groups of people and leading them as one towards a shared cause, and their healthy sense of humor makes collaboration with other people even easier.

🌙 Chinese Zodiac Signs

Orville Gibson was born in the Year of the Dragon. A powerful sign, those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Dragon are energetic and warm-hearted, charismatic, lucky at love and egotistic. They’re natural born leaders, good at giving orders and doing what’s necessary to remain on top. Compatible with Monkey and Rat.

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Founder of the Gibson Guitar Company of Kalamazoo, Michigan, who was favored by Musicians from Chet Atkins to Frank Zappa.

Before Fame

He was a clerk at a shoe store when he started carving his early mandolins and guitars, establishing his self-named guitar company in 1902.


His health declined after his company was established, and Gibson spent much of his time in and out of various mental institutions.

Family Life

He was born in Chateaugay, New York, growing up with two sisters and two brothers.

Associated With

His company created what became arguably the world's most popular guitar, the Gibson Les Paul, which was developed personally for the rocker.

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