From Cylinders to Sound Mixes: Daylong Demonstrations Featured Sound and Preservation at The Library of Congress on Wednesday, August 24, 2023

The Les Paul Foundation presented the “Early Days of Multi-Tracking” with presentations by Grammy winning record producer and sound engineer Steve Rosenthal and curator Perry Margouleff. Rosenthal spent time discussing the work on Les Paul’s collection of recordings at the National Audio-Visual Conservation Center (2017) and Margouleff displayed his collection of guitars that were integral to his recording process. Michael Braunstein, Executive Director of the Les Paul Foundation was also in attendance.


(l to r) Steve Rosenthal and Michael Braunstein at the Library of Congress on August 24, 2023


Music producer and friend of Les Paul, Perry Margouleff at the Library of Congress on August 24, 2023