The world guitar was adopted in England after they heard about Spanish instrument named “guitarra”.
One of the oldest guitar instruments was chitara, which was used in Ancient Rome.
The oldest graphical representation of stringed guitars comes from 3300 Hittite ruins.
There are two basic types of guitars – Acoustic and electric, all with many sub categories.
Guitars were always constructed with hollow bodies, until electric guitars came and made that design choice obsolete.
One of the most popular stringed guitars in medieval Europe was Lute.
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The look of the modern guitar was established by Spanish guitarist Antonio Torres Jurado.
The oldest guitars came from Persia (modern day Iran), where they were called Tanbur. That was around 3500 years ago.
Gibson made his first electric guitar in 1936.