Jeff Beck dies at age of 78.

1. Jeff Beck is a British rock guitarist.

 He first gained fame as a member of the Yardbirds in the 1960s.

He is known for his virtuosic playing style, incorporating elements of blues, jazz and hard rock

He has been described as one of the greatest guitarists of all time

Beck has released several solo albums throughout his career.

He has collaborated with a variety of other musicians.

THe was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2009 as a member of The Yardbirds

 He has won multiple Grammy Awards for his music.

Jeff Beck has been influential in the development of genres such as heavy metal and jazz fusion

He has been active in music for over five decades