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Name: Jimmy Page                                                                               
Birth name: James Patrick Page                                                                 
Born: 9 January 1944 Heston, Middlesex, England                                               
James Patrick "Jimmy" Page, OBE (born 9 January 1944) is an English guitarist,                 
composer and record producer. He began his career as a studio session guitarist               
in London and was subsequently a member of The Yardbirds, from late 1966 to 1968,             
before founding the English rock band Led Zeppelin. Page has been described as "unquestionably 
one of the all-time most influential, important, and versatile guitarists and                 
songwriters in rock history."                                                                 
In 2003, Rolling Stone magazine ranked Page #9 in its list of the 100 Greatest                 
Guitarists of All Time. He has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of                   
Fame twice, as a member of The Yardbirds and also as a member of Led Zeppelin.