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Famous Guitar Players from Spain

Updated June 14, 2019 227.5k views32 items

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 Lucía1

    Paco de Lucía

    Dec. at 67 (1947-2014)

    NationalitySpain

    BirthplaceAlgeciras, Spain

    Francisco Gustavo Sánchez Gomes (21 December 1947 – 25 February 2014), known as Paco de Lucía...  more
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  • Andrés Segovia2

    Andrés Segovia

    Dec. at 94 (1893-1987)

    NationalitySpain

    BirthplaceLinares, Jaén, Spain

    Andrés Segovia Torres, 1st Marquis of Salobreña (21 February 1893 – 2 June 1987), known as...  more
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  • Alonso Mudarra3

    Alonso Mudarra

    Dec. at 70 (1510-1580)

    NationalitySpain

    BirthplacePalencia, Spain

    Alonso Mudarra (c. 1510 – April 1, 1580) was a Spanish composer of the Renaissance, and also...  more
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  • Álvaro Urquijo4

    NationalitySpain

    BirthplaceMadrid, Spain

    Álvaro Urquijo (born 22 June 1962) is a Spanish guitarist and singer-songwriter who is known...  more
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  • Amparo Llanos5

    NationalitySpain

    Amparo Llanos is a member of the musical group Dover....
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  • Armik6
    Armik Dashchi, professionally known as Armik, is an Iranian Armenian flamenco guitarist and...  more
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  • Carlos Montoya7

    Carlos Montoya

    Dec. at 90 (1903-1993)

    NationalitySpain

    BirthplaceMadrid, Spain

    Carlos García Montoya (13 December 1903 – 3 March 1993) in Madrid, Spain, was a prominent...  more
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  • Carlos Timón8

    NationalitySpain

    Carlos Timón is a Spanish guitarist and composer, known for his experimental guitar work, his...  more
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  • Celedonio Romero9

    Celedonio Romero

    Dec. at 83 (1913-1996)

    NationalitySpain

    BirthplaceHurricane belt, Cuba Island, Cienfuegos, Cuba, Cienfuegos Province

    Celedonio Romero (2 March 1913 – 8 May 1996) was a guitarist, composer and poet, perhaps best...  more
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  • Charo10

    Charo

    Age: 68

    NationalityUnited States of America, Spain

    BirthplaceMurcia, Spain

    María del Rosario Pilar Martínez Molina Baeza, professionally known simply by her stage name...  more
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  • Sabicas11

    Sabicas

    Dec. at 78 (1912-1990)

    NationalitySpain

    BirthplaceEurope, Pamplona, Navarre, Southern Europe, Spain

    Sabicas (proper name: Agustín Castellón Campos) (16 March 1912 – 14 April 1990) was a Spanish...  more
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  • Vicente Amigo12

    NationalitySpain

    BirthplaceGuadalcanal, Seville, Spain

    Vicente Amigo Girol (born 25 March 1967) is a Spanish flamenco composer and guitarist, born in...  more
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  • Cristina Llanos13

    NationalitySpain

    BirthplaceMadrid, Spain

    Cristina Llanos is a member of the musical group Dover....  more
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  • Dionisio Aguado y García14

    Dionisio Aguado y García

    Dec. at 65 (1784-1849)

    NationalitySpain

    BirthplaceMadrid, Spain

    Dionisio Aguado y García (8 April 1784 – 29 December 1849) was a Spanish classical guitarist...  more
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  • El Lebrijano15

    NationalitySpain

    BirthplaceLebrija, Spain

    Juan Peña Fernández (8 August 1941 – 13 July 2016), also known as Juan Peña "El Lebrijano" or...  more
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  • Emilio Pujol16

    Emilio Pujol

    Dec. at 94 (1886-1980)

    NationalitySpain

    BirthplaceLa Granadella, Spain

    Emili Pujol Vilarrubí (10 September 1886 – 21 November 1980) was a composer, guitarist and a...  more
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  • Enrique Urquijo17

    Enrique Urquijo

    Dec. at 39 (1960-1999)

    NationalitySpain

    BirthplaceMadrid, Spain

    Enrique Urquijo (15 February 1960 – 17 November 1999) was a Spanish singer, songwriter, and...  more
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  • Fernando Sor18

    Fernando Sor

    Dec. at 61 (1778-1839)

    NationalitySpain

    BirthplaceBarcelona, Spain

    Fernando Sor (baptized 14 February 1778 – died 10 July 1839) was a Spanish classical guitarist...  more
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  • Francisco Tárrega19

    Francisco Tárrega

    Dec. at 57 (1852-1909)

    NationalitySpain

    BirthplaceVillarreal, Spain

    Francisco de Asís Tárrega y Eixea (21 November 1852 – 15 December 1909) was a Spanish composer...  more
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  • Gaspar Sanz20

    Gaspar Sanz

    Dec. at 70 (1640-1710)

    NationalitySpain

    BirthplaceCalanda, Spain, Spain

    Francisco Bartolomé Sanz Celma (April 4, 1640 (baptized) – 1710), better known as Gaspar Sanz,...  more
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  • Gerardo Núñez21

    NationalitySpain

    BirthplaceJerez de la Frontera, Spain

    Gerardo Núñez Díaz (born 29 June 1961) is a Spanish guitarist and composer. His roots are in...  more
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    José Ferrer

    Dec. at 81 (1835-1916)

    NationalitySpain

    BirthplaceSpain

    José Ferrer Esteve de Fujadas (in 19th-century France known as "Joseph Ferrer") (13 March 1835...  more
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  • Marc Antoine23

    NationalitySpain

    BirthplaceParis, France

    Marc Jean Roland Antoine Vouilloux (born 28 May 1963) known professionally as Marc Antoine,...  more
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  • Miguel Llobet24

    Miguel Llobet

    Dec. at 60 (1878-1938)

    NationalitySpain

    BirthplaceBarcelona, Spain

    Miguel Llobet Solés (18 October 1878 – 22 February 1938) was a classical guitarist, born in...  more
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  • Niño Josele25

    NationalitySpain

    BirthplaceAlmería, Spain

    Niño Josele is a Spanish guitarist, and exponent of the New Flamenco style. His first two...  more
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