Francisco Tarrega

Francisco Tarrega

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T+írrega began to study guitar at the age of ten, at a time when the instrument's popularity was usurped by the piano. He was fortunate to obtain a louder and more resonant guitar from the famous luthier, Torres. With this instrument Torres prepared the way for the renewal in interest for the guitar in the 20th century. T+írrega studied theory, harmony and piano at the Madrid Conservatory and later made a living teaching music and performing on the guitar. He played throughout E... Read more

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