Antonio Torres Jurado
Antonio de Torres Jurado (Almería, Andalucía 13 June 1817 – 19 November 1892) was a Spanish guitarist and luthier, and "the most important Spanish guitar maker of the 19th century."
Torres is as revered among guitarists as Antonio Stradivari is revered among violinists. It is with his designs that the first recognisably modern classical guitars are to be seen. Most acoustic guitars in use today are derivatives of his designs.
... This is an incomplete list of guitars made by Antonio de Torres ... (1883) - owned by Francisco Tárrega Serial number unknown (1856) - The Romeros have 5 Torres guitars, currently probably the largest private collection in the world ... Pepe Romero owns 3 Torres (including a 1856 Torres) Celin Romero and Angel Romero each own one ...
3 1957 Antonio Villas Boas São Francisco de Sales Brazil Antonio Villas Boas claimed to have been abducted and examined by aliens. 1 1957-05-20 Milton Torres 1957 UFO Encounter East Anglia United Kingdom US Air Force fighter pilot Milton Torres reports that he was ordered to interecept and fire on a UFO displaying "very unusual ... operators had tracked the object for some time before Torres' plane was scrambled to intercept ...
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