The collection includes pictures of Guillermo Espinosa and people involved in different aspects of his life and career. It covers a period that spans from earlier than 1922 to 1989, and include images that span from Espinosa’s childhood to the last years of his life. Espinosa appears in different venues and activities such as embassies, his house or in his friends’ houses, as well as in concert halls, conducting rehearsals or concerts. The collection includes an important amount of photography of performers, composers, and other people involved in the early stages of Espinosa’s career.
The pictures show moments in Espinosa career and the relationships he fostered with individuals, ensembles, and institutions in places such as Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Germany, Guatemala, Italy, Puerto Rico, and Spain
Among the individuals found in the photos are performers Claudio Arrau, Sir John Barbirolli, Teresa Carreño, Pablo Casals, Jascha Heifitz, Wanda Landowska, Yehudi Menuhin, Arturo Rubinstein, Andres Segovia, Henryk Szeryng, Arturo Toscanini, Bruno Walter, and Nicanor Zabaleta. It also includes pictures of composers like Renzo Bossi, Armando Carvajal, Aaron Copland, Fabio Gonzalez-Zuleta, Ernst Krenek, Oscar Lorenzo Fernandez, Francisco Mignone, Carlos Pedrell, Dimitri Shostakovich, Guillermo Uribe Holguin, and Heitor Villa-Lobos, many of whom were promoted through the Inter-American Music Festivals of Washington.
Images from the collection can be viewed in a separate page. They are listed in alphabetical order. Image galleries A-Z.