Eduardo Fernández - one of today's leading guitarists - is born in 1952 in Uruguay.
He began his studies of guitar at age 7. His principal teachers were Abel Carlevaro, Guido Santórsola and Héctor Tosar. Rewards in Competitions:
* 1972 Porto Alegre (Brazil)
* 1975 Radio France (Paris)
* 1975 Andrés Segovia Competition in Mallorca (Spain). His New York debut in 1977 won critical accolades. Fernández has returned to the U.S.A. every season since then, playing with prestigious orchestras as well as giving recitals, always to great acclaim from critics and audiences.