Walter Aaron Clark is Professor of Musicology at the University of California, Riverside, where he is founder and director of the Center for Iberian and Latin American Music. He is the author of a critically acclaimed biography of Isaac Albeniz (Oxford, 1999) and the editor of From Tejano to Tango: Latin American Popular Music (Routledge, 2002).
...a beautifully presented book that is meticulously documented...and includes a generous number of photographs, illustrations, and musical examples...[a] superb monograph, Walter Aaron Clark has written another landmark volume on a Spanish musician. Michael Christoforidis, Music and Letters It can be recommended unreservedly...wisdom, insight and illuminating analogies abound. Bettina Neumann, Bookshelf