the first string instruments were bowl harps made out of tortoise shells and calabashes.
later the first guitar belonged to the egyptian singer Har-Mose and eventualy buried with him it had only three strings and made out of cedar wood and rawhide.
even later the first 6 string guitar the lute was created in the beggining of the renaissance 16th century spain.
it was a short 8 fretted guitar
Famous guitar players
famous for his lead guitar playing in guns and roses he currently still is playing guitar in his own band the conspirators.
Billie joe armstrong
armstrong is famous for his punk rock band green day who still play together today since the 1990s
Eddie van halen
lead guitar player in van halen since 1980s and still currently tours today.