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Andrés Segovia on His Hermann Hauser Guitar

Mar 22, 2022 5 MINUTES

Watch this 1955 interview with Andrés Segovia in which he discusses his relationship with master luthier Hermann Hauser and plays the guitar Hauser built for him.

Featured Object:
Hermann Hauser (German, 1882–1952). Guitar, 1937. German, Munich. Spruce, rosewood, mahogany, bone or ivory, ebony, 3 7/8 x 38 7/16 x 14 9/16 in. (9.8 x 97.7 x 37 cm). The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Gift of Emilita Segovia, Marquessa of Salobreña, 1986 (1986.353.1)