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Famous Guitar Players from Spain

Spanish music is the sound of love. If you're looking for romance and epic skill, check out this lhis list of famous guitar players from Spain, named alphabetically with photos of the guitarists when available. Spain has produced some great guitar players over the years, including guitarists who specialize in rock, metal, jazz, folk, classical, acoustic, and more. These are some of the best Spanish guitar players to ever live.

If you're a native of Spain and play guitar, then this list should make you proud. Everyone from Miguel Llobet to Fernando Sor is included. If you're searching for a particular popular guitarist from Spain, you can use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

Who are the greatest Spanish guitarists? We're here to help you find out which guitar players are from Spain. You can click on the names of these legendary guitarists of Spain in order to get more information about each one, like what are their most famous songs.

If you're a guitar player or just love music, you can use this list of talented Spanish guitar players to find some new artists or bands that you might really enjoy. Who knows, you may even learn some moves that will make your solo one of the best in the world.


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    Alonso Mudarra was a Spanish composer and vihuelist of the Renaissance. He was an innovative composer of instrumental music as well as songs, and was the composer of the earliest surviving music for the guitar. more on Wikipedia
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    • Nationality: Spain
    • Birthplace: Europe, Castile and León, Palencia, Southern Europe, Spain + 2 more
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    Álvaro Urquijo is a Spanish guitarist and singer-songwriter who is known as one of the founding members of the pop rock group, Los Secretos. He founded Los Secretos with his brothers Javier and Enrique Urquijo in 1980. more on Wikipedia
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    • Nationality: Spain
    • Birthplace: Europe, Madrid, Madrid, Southern Europe, Madrid metropolitan area + 2 more
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    Amparo Llanos

    Amparo Llanos is a member of the musical group Dover. more on Wikipedia
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    • Nationality: Spain
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    Andrés Segovia Torres, 1st Marquis of Salobreña, known as Andrés Segovia, was a virtuoso Spanish classical guitarist from Linares, Spain. He has been regarded as one of the greatest guitarists of all time. Many professional classical guitarists today are students of Segovia, or students of his ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Nationality: Spain
    • Birthplace: Linares, Jaén, Spain
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    Armik is an Iranian-Armenian flamenco guitarist and composer. Several of his albums have reached Billboard '​s Top New Age Albums chart. more on Wikipedia
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    • Nationality: Iran, Spain, Armenia
    • Birthplace: Iran, Middle East, Eurasia, Asia
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    Carlos García Montoya was a prominent Flamenco guitarist and a founder of the modern-day popular Flamenco style of music. His unique style and successful career, despite all odds, have left a great legacy for modern day Flamenco. It is because of his pioneering work in popular Flamenco music that have ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Nationality: Spain
    • Birthplace: Europe, Madrid, Madrid, Southern Europe, Madrid metropolitan area + 2 more
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    Carlos Timón

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    Carlos Timón is a Spanish guitarist and composer, known for his experimental guitar work, his interest in the Cuban, Brazilian roots music and, more recently, for his collaborations with traditional musicians from many countries. more on Wikipedia
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    • Nationality: Spain
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    Celedonio Romero was a guitarist, composer and poet, perhaps best known as the founder of The Romeros guitar quartet. more on Wikipedia
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    • Nationality: Spain
    • Birthplace: Hurricane belt, Cuba Island, Cienfuegos, Cuba, Cienfuegos Province
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    María del Rosario Mercedes Pilar Martínez Molina Baeza, professionally known by her mononymous stage name Charo, is a Spanish-American actress, comedian, and flamenco guitarist. She is best known for her flamboyant stage presence, her provocative outfits, and her trademark phrase, "cuchi-cuchi". more on Wikipedia
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    • Nationality: United States of America, Spain
    • Birthplace: Region of Murcia, Europe, Southern Europe, Spain, Iberian Peninsula + 1 more
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    Cristina Llanos is a member of the musical group Dover. more on Wikipedia
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    • Nationality: Spain
    • Birthplace: Spain
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    Dionisio Aguado y García was a Spanish classical guitarist and composer. more on Wikipedia
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    • Nationality: Spain
    • Birthplace: Europe, Madrid, Madrid, Southern Europe, Madrid metropolitan area + 2 more
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    Juan Peña Fernández, also known as Juan Peña "El Lebrijano" or simply El Lebrijano is a Spanish Gitano musician, the nephew of Perrate de Utrera. more on Wikipedia
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    • Nationality: Spain
    • Birthplace: Lebrija, Spain
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    Emili Pujol Vilarrubí was a composer, guitarist and a leading teacher of the classical guitar. more on Wikipedia
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    • Nationality: Spain
    • Birthplace: La Granadella, Spain
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    Enrique Urquijo was a Spanish singer, songwriter, and guitarist. Born in Madrid, Spain, Urquijo is best known as one of three brothers in the Spanish new wave music group Los Secretos formed in 1980. Later in the career of Los Secretos, he formed his parallel band Los Problemas. Urquijo died in Madrid ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Nationality: Spain
    • Birthplace: Europe, Madrid, Madrid, Southern Europe, Madrid metropolitan area + 2 more
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    Josep Ferran Sorts i Muntades was a Spanish classical guitarist and composer. While he is best known for his guitar compositions, he also composed music for a wide range of genres, including opera, orchestra, string quartet, piano, voice, and ballet. His ballet score Cendrillon received over one hundred ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Nationality: Spain
    • Birthplace: Europe, Catalonia, Province of Barcelona, Southern Europe, Spain + 2 more
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    Francisco de Asís Tárrega y Eixea was a Spanish composer and classical guitarist of the Romantic period. more on Wikipedia
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    • Nationality: Spain
    • Birthplace: Villarreal, Spain
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    Gaspar Sanz was an Aragonese composer, guitarist, organist and priest born to a wealthy family in Calanda in the comarca of Bajo Aragón, Spain. He studied music, theology and philosophy at the University of Salamanca, where he was later appointed Professor of Music. He wrote three volumes of pedagogical ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Nationality: Spain
    • Birthplace: Calanda, Spain, Spain
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    Gerardo Núñez Díaz is a Spanish guitarist and composer. His roots lie in flamenco, but he has also ventured into fusion with other genres, especially jazz. more on Wikipedia
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    • Nationality: Spain
    • Birthplace: Jerez de la Frontera, Spain
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    José Ferrer Esteve de Fujadas was a Spanish guitarist and composer. Ferrer was born in Torroella de Montgrí, Girona, and studied guitar with his father, a guitarist and collector of sheet music, before continuing his studies with José Brocá. In 1882, he left Spain for Paris in order to teach at the ... more on Wikipedia
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    • Nationality: Spain
    • Birthplace: Spain
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    Marc Antoine is a jazz fusion guitarist. Marc currently resides in Madrid, Spain. His guitar play style is based on Roma music. more on Wikipedia
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    • Nationality: Spain
    • Birthplace: Île-de-France, Europe, Metropolitan France, France, Paris
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