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'David 'Jose' Rubio (1934–2000): A Personal Insight into Britain's Most Illustrious Musical Instrument Maker'

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The stark difference between the sober ‘gentlemen’s’ attire Rubio chose to wear whilst making his instruments, and the flamboyant white stage clothes of his flamenco days, reveal another side to him: in America he rubbed shoulders with the Mafia, while back in England his personal letters reveal that he was accused of being ‘cold hearted’ by his most important client, Julian Bream.

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