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William Cumpiano on the Origins of the Guitar

William Cumpiano, a luthier who specializes on fretted and plucked string instruments, was Tertulia’s guest on 1/28/24. He spoke about the origins of the guitar and its evolution in the Americas.

William Cumpiano | Tertulia | January 24, 2024

Raquel was born in Lima, Peru. She graduated from the University of San Marcos, where she studied Mathematics, and subsequently became a high school math teacher. She began working at New England Public Media in 2004, as the co-host of Tertulia. In 2010 Raquel took over as full-time host of the program.