G. E. 30 Bunyan Webb 1970
Bunyan Webb was born in Memphis, Tennesse in 1936. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from South Western University in pre-medicine. He then changed his course by following a music career, and went on to graduate from California State University at Fresno.
Next Bunyan went to study at the Conservatory in Valencia, Spain. He was later involved in master classes with Andres Segovia, Julian Bream, Ida Presti & Alexandre Lagoya. After establishing himself as a teacher and guitar authority his concert activities lead him to tour Europe, United States and Japan. As a member of the Affiliated Artists in the U.S. he promoted the classical guitar. He performed as a soloist, & in duos with string instruments, voice and keyboard. He held professorships at Blair Academy at Peabody in Nashville, Tennessee, at North Carolina State University at Raleigh, & at the Inter-American University in Puerto Rico.
He had the honor of playing for President & Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson in ceremonies marking the 200th anniversary of the birth of Andrew Jackson at Jackson's home, The Hermitage.
Bunyan Webb was killed in a scuba diving accident in 1978 at Point Reyes in California.
Bunyan's extraordinary tone is obvious within six seconds.