Richard Smith

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Birthday
12, 1971
Birthplace
England
Birth Sign
Sagittarius
Birthday
12, 1971 (age 47)
Birthplace
England

About

English guitarist who has specialized in the fingerstyle tradition of guitar playing and is the 2001 National Fingerstyle Guitar Champion.

Before Fame

He started playing guitar when he was five years old and played on stage at the Her Majesty's Theatre in London when he was eleven years old.

Trivia

He released his first solo album, Requests, in 2002 and founded the jam band Hot Club of Nashville.

Family Life

He was inspired to play guitar by his father.

Associated With

Guitarist Tommy Emmanuel has been known to be an admirer of his style of guitar playing.