Dionisio Aguado

Dionisio Aguado was born in Madrid, April 8, 1784, a remarkable performer in the guitar; received his chief instruction from Gareia, the great singer.

In 1825 he went to Paris, where he associated with the most eminent artists of the day, till 1838, when he returned to Madrid, and died there, Dec. 20, 1849.

His method for the guitar, an excellent work of its kind, passed through three editions in Spain (Madrid, 1825-1843) and one in Paris (1827).

He also published ‘Colleccion de los Etudios para la guitarra’ (Madird, 1820), ‘Colleccion de Andantes,’ etc., and other works for his instrument.