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Andrés Segovia

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Andrés Segovia
  • Name: Andrés Segovia
  • Born: 02/21/1893
  • Died: 06/02/1987 (94 years old)
  • Occupation: Musician

Andrés Segovia Torres, 1st Marquis of Salobreña (21 February 1893 – 2 June 1987), known as Andrés Segovia, was a virtuoso Spanish classical guitarist from Linares, Spain. Many professional classical guitarists today were students of Segovia, or students of his students. Segovia’s contribution to the modern-romantic repertoire not only included commissions but also his own transcriptions of classical or baroque works. He is remembered for his expressive performances: his wide palette of tone, and his distinctive musical personality, phrasing and style.

Birth Name: Andrés Segovia Torres

Alias: Andrés Segovia Torres

Genre: Classical

Birth Place: Linares, Jaén, Spain

Death Place: Madrid, Spain

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