Musicians Famous Guitar Players from Spain

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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.

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Paco de Lucía is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Spain
Died at 67 (1947-2014) 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 ...more

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Andrés Segovia is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Spain
Died at 94 (1893-1987) 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 ...more

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Alonso Mudarra is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Spain
Died at 70 (1510-1580) 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 ...more

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Álvaro Urquijo is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Spain
age 56 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 ...more

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Amparo Llanos is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Spain
Amparo Llanos age 53 Amparo Llanos is a member of the musical group Dover.

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Armik is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Spain
Armik is an Iranian-Armenian flamenco guitarist and composer. Several of his albums have reached Billboard '​s Top New Age Albums chart.

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Carlos Montoya is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Spain
Died at 90 (1903-1993) 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 ...more

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Carlos Timón is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Spain
Carlos Timón age 46 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 ...more

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Celedonio Romero is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Spain
Died at 83 (1913-1996) Celedonio Romero was a guitarist, composer and poet, perhaps best known as the founder of The Romeros guitar quartet.

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Charo is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Spain
age 67 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. ...more

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Sabicas is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Spain
Died at 78 (1912-1990) Sabicas was a Flamenco guitarist, of Romani origin, who was born on 16 March 1912 in Pamplona, Spain and died in 14 April 1990 in New York.

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Vicente Amigo is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Spain
age 51 Vicente Amigo Girol is a Spanish flamenco composer and virtuoso guitarist, born in Guadalcanal, near Seville. He has played as backing guitarist on recordings by flamenco singers El Pele, ...more

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Cristina Llanos is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Spain
age 43 Cristina Llanos is a member of the musical group Dover.

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Dionisio Aguado y García is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Spain
Died at 65 (1784-1849) Dionisio Aguado y García was a Spanish classical guitarist and composer.

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El Lebrijano is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Spain
El Lebrijano age 77 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.

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Emilio Pujol is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Spain
Died at 94 (1886-1980) Emili Pujol Vilarrubí was a composer, guitarist and a leading teacher of the classical guitar.

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Enrique Urquijo is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Spain
Died at 39 (1960-1999) 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 ...more

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Fernando Sor is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Spain
Died at 61 (1778-1839) 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 ...more

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Francisco Tárrega is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Spain
Died at 57 (1852-1909) Francisco de Asís Tárrega y Eixea was a Spanish composer and classical guitarist of the Romantic period.

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Gaspar Sanz is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Spain
Died at 70 (1640-1710) 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 ...more

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Gerardo Núñez is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Spain
age 57 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.

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José Ferrer is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Spain
Died at 81 (1835-1916) 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 ...more

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Marc Antoine is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Spain
age 55 Marc Antoine is a jazz fusion guitarist. Marc currently resides in Madrid, Spain. His guitar play style is based on Roma music.

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Miguel Llobet is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Spain
Died at 60 (1878-1938) Miquel Llobet Solés was a classical guitarist, born in Barcelona. Llobet was a renowned virtuoso who toured Europe and America extensively. He made well known arrangements of Catalan folk ...more

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Niño Josele is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Spain
age 44 Niño Josele is a Spanish guitarist, and exponent of the New Flamenco style. His first two albums show a vibrant, pure, modern flamenco style. He then released a tribute to Bill Evans' ...more

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Peret is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Spain
Died at 79 (1935-2014) Pedro Pubill Calaf, better known as Peret, was a Spanish gypsy singer, guitar player and composer of Catalan rumba from Mataró, Catalonia. Known for his 1971 single, ...more

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Regino Sainz de la Maza is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Spain
Died at 85 (1896-1981) Regino Sáinz de la Maza y Ruiz was a Spanish classical guitarist and composer.

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Roberto Iniesta is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Spain
age 56 Roberto "Robe" Iniesta Ojea, is a Spanish songwriter, singer and guitarist. He is the frontman of the hard rock band Extremoduro.

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Santiago de Murcia is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Spain
Died at 66 (1673-1739) Santiago de Murcia was a Spanish guitarist and composer.

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Tomatito is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Spain
age 60 José Fernández Torres, known as Tomatito, is a Spanish Romani flamenco guitarist. Having started his career accompanying famed flamenco singer Camarón de la Isla, he has ...more

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Mario Escudero is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Spain
Mario Escudero Died at 76 (1928-2004) Mario Escudero Valero Jiménez Valverde was one of a handful of Spanish flamenco guitar virtuosos who helped spread flamenco beyond their homeland when they migrated to the United States ...more

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Pepe Martínez is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Guitar Players from Spain
Died at 62 (1922-1984) Pepe Martínez was a Spanish flamenco guitarist born into a musical family, in the Seville quarter of Macarena. His mother, Isabel, was famous for her singing of religiously inspired ...more