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Francisco Tárrega

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Francisco Tárrega

Francisco Tárrega has been played on NTS in shows including Keaton Henson, featured first on 8 November 2016. Songs played include Recuerdos De La Alhambra.

Francisco Tárrega (Francisto Tarrega y Eixea) (1852-11-21 - 1909-12-15) was a Spanish composer and guitarist.

Born in Villarreal, Spain, he fell into an irrigation channel when he was young, which rendered him nearly blind. Partially due to this accident, the family moved to Castellon and enrolled him in music classes. Both his first music teachers, Eugeni Ruiz and Manuel Gonzalez, were blind. In 1862, guitarist Julián Arcas heard the young prodigy and encouraged him to journey to Barcelona, a hub for…

Recuerdos De La Alhambra
Julian Bream, Llobet, Pujol, Tárrega
RCA Victor Red Seal1991
Recuerdos De La Alhambra
Julian Bream, Llobet, Pujol, TárregaRCA Victor Red Seal1991