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Fernando Sor, (baptized Joseph Fernando Macari Sors or José Fernando Macarurio Sors February 14, 1778 – July 10, 1839) was a Spanish guitarist and composer, born in Barcelona. In Spain he is sometimes known as the "Beethoven of the Guitar."

Born to a fairly well-off family, Sor was descended from a long line of career soldiers, and intended to continue that legacy, but was distracted from this when his father introduced him to Italian opera. He fell in love with… read more

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  • http://www.last.fm/group/Chitarra+classica+-+Classical+guitar
  • “Beethoven of the Guitar.” Eso me gusta :)
  • Fernando Sor appears in group [group]haegeum v2[/group] (for a time frame of 2 months) as artist played "Unique to this Group". [url=http://www.last.fm/group/haegeum+v2/forum/208390/_/751875]link[/url]
  • Found two Naxos recordings of his work at Goodwill. I'd never heard of him before. Wow.
  • And my too =)
  • http://www.last.fm/group/Classical+Radio
  • ... how I adore him : )
  • so fun to play
  • I just got through Introductions and Variations [...] today. Epically good.

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