Ferdinando Carulli

Ferdinando Carulli

  • Born: 9th February 1770
  • Died: 17th February 1841
  • Birthplace: Naples, Italy

Ferdinando Maria Meinrado Francesco Pascale Rosario Carulli was an Italian composer for classical guitar and the author of the influential Methode complete pour la Guitarre Op. 27, which contains music still used by student guitarists today. He wrote a variety of works for classical guitar, including numerous solo and chamber works and several concertos. He was an extremely prolific writer, composing over 400 works for the instrument