The night Segovia strummed for Groucho Marx

The night Segovia strummed for Groucho Marx


norman lebrecht

August 15, 2015

Our series on Hollywood stars and their classical pals has turned up many a bizarre connection but none so unlikely as the passionate obsession formed by the great comedian for the austere master of the Spanish guitar.

Read the full story here.


h/t: Tim


  • Greg from SF says:

    Thank you so much for the link to the fascinating Gibson article. Every guitar player and/or film buff will enjoy it immensely, I think.

  • Alvaro says:

    Finally something about guitar. There have been many, many stories more interesting than this one that have not appeared in this blog, with the exception that they are not related to Segovia.

    It’s time to move on, open the eyes and realize there’s more to guitar than Segovia, bream and Williams.