Francisco Barba Guitars
Francisco Barba was born in Seville 1939.
At the beginning of the sixties he began to work with his father in the carpenter trade, until at the age of 17 he decided to start, self-taught, in the art of building guitars in the workshop of which today is still his house on Arroyo street in Seville. Its careful construction and the unique sound that its guitars give off are responsible for making it considered one of the best builders in history. A completely artisan elaboration and a high demand for orders mean that those interested in acquiring one of their guitars have to wait 2-3 years to receive it. Nowadays his children continue in the workshop keeping the tradition with his father and teacher, building great guitars that delight the most demanding professional and amateur guitarists.
Great guitar players have used their guitars, among which we can mention Rafael Riqueni, Manolo Franco, Manuel Molina, Niño de Pura …