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Residency Dates
  • Jan 1st 2008 to Mar 25th 2008
Region
USA

Ramón Romero is a master of the
Paraguayan harp, dedicated to performing and preserving the musical
folk treasures of his native South America. An international touring
and recording artist, Ramón Romero is also a composer of more
than 25 works, music that captures the essence of his homeland.

Ramón began playing the harp
professionally at age twelve and built his first harp at age thirteen
from guitar strings and an old window frame discarded during the
renovation of the Presidential Palace in Asunción, Paraguay.
Ramón studied harp with the masters, Rodolfo Ortiz, Pedro
Gamarra, Fidelino Castro, and Severiano Gonzales. In France Ramón
studied classical harp with Madame Jacquelinne Dumond Forestier and
performed concerts with classical harpist, Véronique Ganté
– Vogt. For nine years Ramón was the principal harpist for the
France based ensemble, Les Guaranis, under the direction of Francisco
Marin. For more than 30 years Ramón has performed for
audiences throughout Europe, Africa, South America, and now in the
United States.