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Joaquin Rodrigo

Age: 97

celebrated Spanish composer who, blinded at the age of three, learned to play piano and violin using Braille. Among his most famous works is the “Concierto de Aranjuez” (1939), written for the guitar.

Died: Madrid, Spain, July 6, 1999

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