January 9, 1944 in Heston
London, England, United Kingdom
James Patrick "Jimmy" Page, OBE (born 9 January 1944) is an English musician, songwriter and record producer who achieved international success as the guitarist and leader of the rock band Led Zeppelin. Page began his career as a studio session musician in London and, by the mid-1960s, he had become the most sought-after session guitarist in England. He was a member of the Yardbirds from 1966 to 1968. In late 1968, he founded Led Zeppelin. Page is widely considered to be one of the greatest and most influential guitarists of all time.