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Luthier: Ignacio Fleta

Current Inventory     |     Past Inventory Ignacio Fleta was born in Huesa del Común, in the province of Teruel (although many biographies mistakenly have him born in Huesca), Spain on July…

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Luthier: Hermann Hauser

Current Inventory     |     Past Inventory Hermann Hauser Sr. (1882-1952) is best remembered for the remarkable instruments he built in the Spanish style after 1924. In that year, both Andrés Segovia and Miguel…

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Luthier: Enrique Garcia

Current Inventory     |     Past Inventory Enrique Garcia was born in Madrid in 1868. Although he was the son of a guitar maker, Juan Garcia, in 1883 he began an apprenticeship with either…

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Luthier: Bernd & Lucas Martin

 Current Inventory     |     Past Inventory Bernd Martin Born in Stuttgart in 1954, Bernd Martin learned to play both the piano and the guitar at a very young age. He continued his guitar…

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Luthier: Amalia Ramirez

Current Inventory     |     Past Inventory Amalia Ramírez was born in Madrid in October 1955, daughter to José Ramírez III. She joined the workshop at age 21, learning the craft alongside her brother,…

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Jose Ramirez: Myths and Facts

Current Inventory     |     Past Inventory Jose Ramirez: Myths and Facts Myth: My guitar was made by the old man himself! Fact: Very unlikely. My first response is which old man: José Ramirez…

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A New Key

LA Times – Sunday, September 7, 1998by Tamara Hunt Flamenco and classical guitar music and the Internet would seem to have about as much in common as Shakespearetapping out his…


Ramirez GH

In May 1963, Voormann Klaus, a German of 25 years old, fond of music and photography, was in Madrid, stopping in his journey back to Hamburg where he lived. He…

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Tour of the Ramirez Museum

At the back of the Ramírez shop there’s a little museum with some truly historic guitars. Of course, they have examples made by the various generations of José Ramírez and…

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