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The Most Famous Classical Guitarists

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These classical guitarists can rock! This list of the most famous classical guitar players includes photos wherever possible. These are the most well known classical guitarists (guitar players whose main style is the classical guitar form) and includes both male and female players. The classical guitar (also called the Spanish guitar) is an old tradition that dates back to the 17th and 18th century in parts of Western Europe. These days, famous classical guitarists come from all over the globe, with many prominent guitar players hailing from South America, Mexico, Western Europe, America, Turkey, Japan, and Australia, to name a few. Since the classical guitar style is not tied to any nationality or custom, it is a tradition that is truly global. Some of the most notable classical guitarists in the world are Narciso Yepes and Andres Segovia.

Who are the most famous classical guitar players? Who are some famous classical artists who've made a name for themselves on the guitar? This list includes classical guitar greats from throughout history, including, of course, many of the most talented classical guitar players today. These prominent classical guitarists are some of the best musicians around, and of course the guitar is probably the single most flexible musical instrument there is.

If you're looking for some good music by some of the greatest musicians of all time, you'll find a few top options here!