Johann Kaspar Mertz (1806-1856)
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20 great classical guitarists
10. Johann Kaspar Mertz (1806-1856)
This Hungarian guitarist and composer established a solid reputation as a performer, as well as an unusual right hand technique. His guitar music, unlike that of most of his contemporaries, followed in the Romantic piano styles of Chopin, Mendelssohn, Schubert and Schumann.