Raul Borges Requena was a renowned Venezuelan pedagogue, guitarist and composer, mentor of several generations of Venezuelan guitarists.
As a child, Borges began to study music under the guidance of Salvador N. Llamozas and Eduardo Richter. At his 20s he seriously undertook a self-taught study of the guitar, following the Complete Guitar Method of Ferdinando Carulli, as well as the New Method for Guitar or Lyre, published in Caracas towards (1835).
In 1932 the famous Paraguayan guitarist and composer Agustin Barrios Mangore stayed over for several months in Borges house in Caracas. The occasion was auspicious for ...
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