Saturday, May 3 , 1997
Narciso Yepes, the great master of spanish guitar dies in his hometown.
A short biography of Narciso Yepes:
1947. His performance of the Joaquín Rodrigo's Concierto de Aranjuez brings him renown and prestige from critics and public alike.
1948. He performs with great success in Geneva (Switzerland), and after that he has dozens of solo tours.
1952. Composes and plays the music for the film score
of "Forbidden Games" directed by René Clement
(this film was chosen as best film of the year at the
1964. Narciso Yepes creates the ten string guitar. He always worked to recover unpublished old music scores and published more than six thousand of them.
1993. Narciso Yepes limits his public appearances due to illness. He gives his last concert in 1996, in Santander (Spain). 1996