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Vol. 5 Vicente Gomez
Vicente Gomez was born in Madrid in 1911. He was performing flamenco in his father's tavern at the age of 8. He became an illustrious student of classical guitar under the tutelege of Don Quintin Esquembre, a former student of Tarrega. He performed at the Teatro Español in 1924. He toured in France & Russia in 1932-33, and in 1936 Cuba, Mexico & the U.S. In 1938 he played flamenco & classical guitar in the motion picture "Blood & Sand". He opened the nightclub "La Zambra" in New York City in 1948. In 1954 he moved to Los Angeles and opened "The Academy of Spanish Arts". Vicente Gomez passed away in December 2002.