Isaac Albeniz

Isaac Albeniz

Born: May 29, 1860

Died: May 18, 1909

Nationality: Spanish

Occupation: Musician

Biography: Isaac Manuel Francisco Albéniz y Pascual was a Spanish pianist and composer best known for his piano works based on folk music idioms. However, many of his works have been transcribed by Miguel Llobet and others for guitar, and many of his pieces such as Asturias, Granada, Sevilla, Cadiz, Cordoba, Cataluña, and the Tango in D are amongst the most important pieces for classical guitar.