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A Musical Remembrance by Los Romero

Los Romero engaged in dialogue with moderator Jonathan Douglas at Asia Society Hong Kong Center on October 11, 2014. (ASHK)
by Stephanie Su
22 October 2014

HONG KONG, October 11, 2014 — Los Romero, the "Royal Family of the Guitar," graced Asia Society Hong Kong Center with its melodic and skilful string performance scattered with conversations recollecting anecdotes from their journey to performing globally. From Celedonio's Spanish home in California that still smells of garlic to performing at the Ed Sullivan Show that brought worldwide exposure, the evening was filled with remembrance and childhood recollections of the late Celedonio Romero.

"Music was his [Celedonio Romero] food," recalled Pepe Romero. And truly, even in his last words, Celedonio Romero clung to music in the very end, saying "I have received you with music, tonight I want to go with the sound of the guitar."

Video: Highlights from the program (2 min., 21 sec.)

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