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Foundation Archive

One of the main missions of the Andrés Segovia Foundation has been to carry out a task of compiling, classifying and preserving documents and records related to the artistic and academic activity of both the life and work of the Master Andrés Segovia and the world of the guitar in general. Due to this work, his archive currently has an immense volume of documents (including a large number of originals ) of diverse nature and origin, with great historical and academic value.

It is the duty and desire of the Foundation to make the value that this archive contains available to the artistic and research community , facilitating and promoting the exploitation of this resource, increasing its dissemination and facilitating its access and consultation to academics, disseminators and scholars.

For more information on musical manuscripts and newspaper archives , you can consult this catalog produced by the guitarist Luigi Attademo , published in the Journal of the Spanish Guitar Society.

Access to the archive is free. To do this, the following steps need to be taken:

  • Read carefully the " Rules of access and consultation of documents in the archive "(*)

  • Completion of the document "Request for consultation" (*), to be presented at the Foundation or sent to the email

  • Presentation , in printed or scanned form, of any of the following documents that prove identity:

    • National Identity Document ( DNI )

    • Foreigner Identification Number ( NIE ), if you were a foreigner residing in Spain

    • Passport , for non-resident foreigners in Spain

    • Identity document of community citizens.

  • In the case of tutored work, a signed endorsement by the person in charge of the research is also required.

  • In case of delivering the documentation in person, it is recommended to contact the Foundation in advance by phone or by e-mail.

(*) if you need a translated version of the documents, please contact us in

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