GRUHN, George. American, b. 1945. Genres: Music. Career: Gruhn Guitars Inc., Nashville, TN, president, 1970-. Guild Guitars, executive vice president of research and development and artist relations, 1986-88. Publications: (with D. Green) Roy Acuff's Musical Collection at Opryland, 1982; (with W. Carter) Gruhn's Guide to Vintage Guitars, 1991, 2nd ed., 1999; (with Carter) Acoustic Guitars and Other Fretted Instruments, 1993; (with Carter) Electric Guitars and Basses, 1994. Contributor to periodicals. Address: Gruhn Guitars Inc., 400 Broadway, Nashville, TN 37203, U.S.A.