Hector Quine Obituary | Telegraph

Saw this nice article in the Telegraph about the passing of Hector Quine.

Hector Quine, who has died aged 88, was a classical guitarist who helped to transform public attitudes to the instrument. He combined an understanding of its interpretative possibilities with a gift for teaching, successfully elevating the guitar to what he saw as its rightful place in the concert hall and the conservatoire. Having founded the classical guitar department at Trinity College of Music in 1958, the following year Quine was appointed as the first professor of guitar at the Royal Academy of Music. By the time he left, almost 30 years later, the guitar department was one of the finest in the world…

READ THE FULL ARTICLE via Hector Quine, classical guitarist – obituary – Telegraph.

Hector Quine Photo via Telegraph

Hector Quine Photo via Telegraph


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