Konrad Ragossnig 1932 - 2018

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Konrad Ragossnig 1932 - 2018

Post by David Norton » Sat Jan 06, 2018 9:56 pm

The first CG obituary of the new year, from Guitar Foundation of America's Facebook page:


I have several of Ragossnig's LPs, including the full six-disc set of renaissance lute music. He was a fine player in his day.

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Re: Konrad Ragossnig 1932 - 2018

Post by Dirck Nagy » Sun Jan 07, 2018 12:20 am

We corresponded a few years back. I benefitted a lot from his knowledge, which he freely shared.
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Re: Konrad Ragossnig 1932 - 2018

Post by sxedio » Sun Jan 07, 2018 9:24 am

An important figure, RIP.
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Re: Konrad Ragossnig 1932 - 2018

Post by Denian Arcoleo » Sun Jan 07, 2018 9:45 am

That's very sad news. I have always admired both him and his playing. As sxedio says, a very important figure in the guitar world. RIP

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Re: Konrad Ragossnig 1932 - 2018

Post by Peter Frary » Sun Jan 07, 2018 7:38 pm

RIP Konrad Ragossnig. I've used many of his editions and enjoyed his recordings through the years. He often visited Hawaii and dropped by our music shop several times, so I was able to finally meet him. A very nice man: humble, generous and full of aloha. He'll be missed.
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Re: Konrad Ragossnig 1932 - 2018

Post by lifewithasong » Sun Jan 07, 2018 10:58 pm

Listening to a couple of his recordings are what got me started in the this business so many years ago. What a loss. . . .
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Re: Konrad Ragossnig 1932 - 2018

Post by Sean Eric Howard » Mon Jan 08, 2018 12:06 am

Sad news this. He was certainly a giant in the field.
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Re: Konrad Ragossnig 1932 - 2018

Post by Arash Ahmadi » Mon Jan 08, 2018 3:33 pm

Very sad to hear that. He had the most reliable arrangements for CG.
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Re: Konrad Ragossnig 1932 - 2018

Post by Catire » Mon Jan 08, 2018 9:15 pm

I always thought that he was underrated, rarely mentioned. Great musician. I still listen to his recording.
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