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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. Music fans might also be interested in musicians who were electrocuted while performing onstage and famous bands that changed lead singers. 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.

Paco de Lucía is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Spain
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Francisco Gustavo Sánchez Gomes, known as Paco de Lucía, was a Spanish virtuoso flamenco guitarist, composer and producer. A leading proponent of the New Flamenco style, he helped legitimize flamenco among the establishment in Spain, and was one of the first flamenco guitarists to have successfully ...more

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Nationality: Spain

Birthplace: Algeciras, Spain

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Andrés Segovia is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Guitar Players from 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

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Nationality: Spain

Birthplace: Linares, Jaén, Spain

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Alonso Mudarra is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Spain
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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

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Nationality: Spain

Birthplace: Europe, Castile and León, Palencia, Southern Europe Spain, + more

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Álvaro Urquijo is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Spain
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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

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Nationality: Spain

Birthplace: Madrid, Spain

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Amparo Llanos is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Spain
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Amparo Llanos is a member of the musical group Dover. ...more

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Nationality: Spain

Birthplace: Madrid, Spain

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Armik is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Guitar Players from 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

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Nationality: Iran, Spain, Armenia

Birthplace: Iran

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Carlos Montoya is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Spain
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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 ...more

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Nationality: Spain

Birthplace: Madrid, Spain

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Carlos Timón is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Spain
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Carlos Timón


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

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Nationality: Spain

Birthplace: Madrid, Spain

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