|Classics of guitar
|Bartolome Calatayud (1882-1973)
Bartolome Calatayud (1882-1973), Spanish composer and guitarist. Bartolome (Bartholomew) Calatayud was born in 1882 on the Spanish island of Majorca (Mallorca), the largest of the Balearic Islands located in the Mediterranean Sea. Indulge in a game of classical guitar began in early childhood, headed by Antonio Mestres (Antonio Mestres). He also studied harmony and composition with well-known local musician and composer Antonio Noguera (Antonio Noguera). During his stay in the Spanish province of Valencia continental met with Francisco Tarrega and took lessons from him. He has given concerts in Spain, France, Switzerland, Portugal and Algeria, as well as in the Spanish musical collective tivov toured in South America.
Won a reputation as a guitar composer, the author of several dozen are popular and known for guitar and became known as a good guitar teacher, who trained many guitarists. He died in 1973 at the age of 91.