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Isaac Manuel Francisco Albéniz (1860–1909) was a Spanish pianist and composer best known for his piano works based on Spanish folk music.

Born in Camprodon, Girona, Catalonia, on 29th May 1860, Albéniz was a child prodigy who first performed at the age of four. At the age of seven he passed the entrance examination for piano at the Paris Conservatoire, but he was refused admission because he took out a ball from his pocket and broke a glass window… read more

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  • Francisco Tarrega was also responsible for setting some of Albeniz' piano works to guitar (Asturias being one of Tarrega's arrangements.)
  • for everyone who keeps saying stuff like "no body understood classical guitar as Albeniz did!", please bare in mind that Albeniz never wrote anything but for piano. The guitar versions were written by other composers such as Andres Segovia.

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