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Gaspar Sanz (April 4, 1640 - 1710) was a Spanish composer and priest born in Calanda in the region of Aragon. He became the dominate figure of Spanish baroque music, and has influenced several composers well into the twentieth century. For instance, his Instucción de música sobre la Guitarra Española largely influenced both Joaquin Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez and Fantasia para un Gentilhombre. This text has primarily influenced the usage and instruction of the Spanish guitar as well. Sanz had accredited much fame from the text of Instucción de música sobre la Guitarra Española , and his Suite Española . April 4 is the 94th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (95th in leap years). ... Events December 1 - Portugal regains its independence from Spain and João IV of Portugal becomes king. ... // Events April 10 - The worlds first copyright legislation became effective, Britains Statute of Anne Ongoing events Great Northern War (1700-1721) War of the Spanish Succession (1702-1713) Births January 3 - Richard Gridley, American Revolutionary soldier (d. ... A composer is a person who writes music. ... Roman Catholic priests in traditional clerical clothing. ... Capital Zaragoza Area  â€“ Total  â€“ % of Spain Ranked 4th  47 719 km²  9,4% Population  â€“ Total (2005)  â€“ % of Spain  â€“ Density Ranked 11th  1 269 027  2,9%  26,59/km² Demonym  â€“ English  â€“ Spanish  Aragonese  aragonés Statute of Autonomy August 16, 1982 ISO 3166-2 AR Parliamentary representation  â€“ Congress seats  â€“ Senate... Baroque music describes an era and a set of styles of European classical music which were in widespread use between approximately 1600 to 1750 (see Dates of classical music eras for a discussion of the problems inherent in defining the beginning and end points). ... Joaquín Rodrigo (22 November 1901 – 6 July 1999) was a Spanish composer, and virtuoso pianist, of classical music. ... The Concierto de Aranjuez is probably Joaquín Rodrigos best-known work, its success establishing his reputation as one of the foremost post-war Spanish composers. ... Fantasia para un Gentilhombre (Spanish Fantasy for a Gentleman) is a 1954 work by the Spanish composer Joaquín Rodrigo. ... classical guitar A classical guitar, also called a Spanish guitar, is a musical instrument from the guitar family. ...

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It has acted in various Cultural Centers of the Community of Madrid and offeree concerts dependent of the Fundación Colegio del Rey and Juventudes Musicales of Alcalá de Henares and in the culture classrooms of the CajaMadrid.
He has formed part of: "Orquesta Gaspar Sanz" of Madrid, "Quinteto Manuel Grandío", "Orquesta Roberto Grandío", of the one which he was found.
He has been member of the Lutes orchestra called "Gaspar Sanz" with the one he has accomplished numerous concerts.
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