Spanish composer and musician known for his work during the romantic period. He had 78 original scores and 120 transcriptions.
He injured his eyes in an accident as a child, and his father took him to be trained in music so that he would be able to earn a living.
His most well-known composition was "Lágrima," which was inspired by a student of his asking if he was sad because his wife was far away.
He married María José Rizo in 1882.
Among the music he transcribed for guitar was the work of Beethoven.