1 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Almeida, Laurindo.
approximately 6,500 items ; 84 containers ; 35 linear feet -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
Laurindo Almeida was a Brazilian-American guitarist and composer. Often credited for contributions to the development of jazz samba, Almeida was a prolific composer and arranger of music for both classical Spanish guitar and popular guitar. He was an acclaimed recording artist and became the first person to win Grammy Awards for both classical and jazz performances. The collection contains...