Aguado, Dionisio (Grove 1879)

AGUADO, DIONISIO, born in Madrid 1784, a remarkable performer on the guitar; received his chief instruction from Garcia the great singer. In 1825 he went to Paris, where he associated with the most eminent artistes of the day, till 1838, when he returned to Madrid, and died there in 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' (Madrid, 1820), 'Colleccion de Andantes,' etc., and other works for his instrument. [Mrs. Walter Carr in: Grove Dictionary 1879, 45]