Mauro Giuseppe Sergio Pantaleo Giuliani (27 July 1781 – 8 May 1829)
This month, on the 27th, we will celebrate the 238th year of Mauro Giuliani’s birth. This great Italian guitar virtuoso and composer was born in the fortress town of Bisceglie (Puglia). His music is favourite among guitarists probably only after that of his contemporary Fernando Sor. 4 scores of his are in the TOP 100 most recorded original pieces for guitar :
TOP 48 : Grand Overture in A Major, Op. 61
TOP 64 : Grand Duo Concertant in A Major, Op. 85
TOP 71 : Rossiniana No. 1, Op. 119
TOP 77 : Variations on a theme of Händel, Op. 107
Mile grazie for your music, maestro !
Source: Heck, Thomas F. Mauro Giuliani: Virtuoso Guitarist and Composer