(formerly Gibson Guitar Corp.) is an American manufacturer of guitars, other musical instruments, and consumer and professional electronics now based in Nashville, Tennessee.
Gibson invented archtop guitars by constructing the same type of carved, arched tops used on violins.
In 1944, Gibson was bought by Chicago Musical Instruments (CMI) which was acquired in 1969 by Panama-based conglomerate, Ecuadorian Company Limited (E.
L.) that changed its name in the same year to Norlin Corporation.
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