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Francisco Tárrega (1852–1909)


His work Gran Vals (The Great Walz) contains the Nokia tune and, therefore, is one of the most played musical compositions in the world. See more trivia »


(age 57) in Barcelona, Spain

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 2011/I Margaret (writer: "Recuérdos de la Alhambra")
 2010 Amigo ("Las Dos Hermanitas") / (writer: "Lágrimo")
 2008 How I Met Your Mother (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Happily Ever After (2008) ... (writer: "Gran Vals" - uncredited)
 2006 John Tucker Must Die (writer: "Recuerdos de la Alhambra")
 2004 Sideways (writer: "RECUERDOS de la ALHAMBRA")
 1977 Are You Being Served? (music: "Lacrima", "Juta", "Marieta", "Capricho Arabe", "Pavana", "Adelita" - uncredited)
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 2006 Some Kind of Sadness (Documentary short)

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Nineteenth century Spanish composer and guitarist, whose most famous classical works have been adapted by contemporary pop composers such as Mike Oldfield. His most famous work is "Recuerdos de la Alhambra" (Memories of the Alhambra). See more »

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