Ángel Barrios

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Ángel Barrios (Granada, 1882–Madrid, 1964) was a Spanish composer and concert guitarist.

He was the son of Flamenco guitarist Antonio 'El Polinario' Barrios,[1] and after himself starting with the violin soon himself turned to the guitar.[2]


  1. ^ International Piano Quarterly: IPQ. - Volumes 4-5 2000 - Page 66 "Angel Barrios (1882-1964) and Manuel Infante (1883-1958) may be little known nowadays outside of Spain, but in their time were leading figures. The son of the Flamenco guitarist Antonio 'El Polinario' Barrios (no relation of Barrios Mangore),"
  2. ^ Historia de la Música Española: Siglo XX 1993 -- Page 64 "Angel Barrios (1882-1964), a nationalist composer from Andalusia, was born in Granada, son of the famous Flamenco guitarist "El ... Barrios began as a violinist but soon turned to the guitar and later became an outstanding concert performer."