Manuel Rodriguez Sr.

Manuel Rodriguez Sr. was very proud of his ancestry as a classical guitar luthier in the deep tradition of his native Spain. With honor, pride and passion, the art and craftsmanship has been handed down from his father and in turn he has taught the skills to his son, Manuel Rodriguez Jr., the current president of Guitars Rodriguez. In 1905, Manuel Senior’s father opened a small shop after years as a repair man. The reputation of the instruments has covered the globe, a source of pride for Manuel.  

Interview Date:
January 18, 2004
Date of Birth:
October 7, 1926
Deceased Date:
December 25, 2008
Job Title:
Former President
Rodriguez Guitars

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