Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Segovia, Andres

Andres Segovia(1893-1987), Spanish guitarist, basically self-taught, he made his debut at Granada in 1909. He toured as a guitarist throughout Spain and Latin America; then Europe and North America. A renown teacher for decades. He almost singlehandedly raised the guitar to the status of concert instrument and arranging for guitar music from the Renaissance to Romantic eras.

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