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Los Romeros: Royal Family of the Spanish Guitar

Walter Aaron Clark

Abstract

Spanish émigré guitarist Celedonio Romero gave his American debut performance on a June evening in 1958. In the sixty years since, the Romero family—Celedonio, his wife Angelita, sons Celín, Pepe, and Angel, as well as grandsons Celino and Lito—has become preeminent in the world of Spanish flamenco and classical guitar in the United States. Walter Aaron Clark’s in-depth research and unprecedented access to his subjects have produced the consummate biography of the Romero family. Clark examines the full story of their genius for making music, from their outsider's struggle to gain respect for t ... More

Keywords: Romero Guitar Quartet, Spanish music and history, classical and flamenco guitar, technique, repertoire

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780252041907
Published to Illinois Scholarship Online: January 2019 DOI:10.5622/illinois/9780252041907.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Walter Aaron Clark, author
University of California, Riverside