Ernie Ball

by Joost Nusselder | Updated on:  May 26, 2022

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Ernie Ball (born Roland Sherwood Ball; August 30, 1930 – September 9, 2004) was an American entrepreneur, musician, and innovator, widely acclaimed as a revolutionary in the development of guitar-related products. He began as a club and local television musician and small business entrepreneur, building an international business in guitars and accessories that would eventually gross US$40 million a year.

His name is now known for the iconic Music Man brands and Ernie Ball brand of guitar strings.

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