Monday, December 24, 2012

Rodrigo, Joaquin

Joaquin Rodrigo(1902-1999), Spanish composer and virtuoso guitarist, despite being blind from early age, he achieved great success. He studied with Duke in Paris, then taught at the Madrid Conservatory. He is considered to be reputable for popularizing classical guitar, and his concerto Aranjuez is one of the principles of Spanish music and guitar concerto repertoire.

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