Born in Cali, Colombia, in 1962 Ricardo Cobo is considered one of the leading guitarists of his generation. He made his professional debut at age 17 with the Orquesta Filarmónica de Bogotá. He was also the first Latin American to win the GFA Solo International Competition (1987). He has received Colombia’s “Order of Cañasgordas” and the “Order of Belalcazar” for outstanding merit in cultural affairs.
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