Marcelo Barbero

1945-1956 Learnt with Jose Ramirez II and following death of Santo Hernandez in 1940, was invited by Hernandez’ widow to complete the backlog. Set up own shop 1945 in Madrid and died 1956 [Source: Guitars of Spain ]

Image 1953 The Guitar Salon

Marcelo Barbero

Image of 1950 Hernandez by Barbero courtesy of Guitar Salon International Image of 1950 Barbero (under own name) courtesy of Kent Guitar Classics

Based on Babelfish ‘Viuda de’ – translates to ‘widow of’.Santo Hernandez guitar label