Humberto Bruni Lamanna, descendent from an italian family,
was born in Caracas Venezuela on March 26th, 1957.
At age fourteen, he took the first music lessons from his
own father, Blas Bruni Celli .
Shortly, he began his studies as a guitar performer under
the guidance of Flaminia De Sola, at the "Juan Manuel
Olivares" Conservatory of Music, in Caracas. Flamnia
De Sola was a distinguished disciple of Master Andrés
Segovia at Siena, Italy
Humberto Bruni made his first public appearance at age fifteen.
He got in 1980 the degree "Profesor Ejecutante de Guitarra"
("Performer and Professor of Guitar").
During 1980 he made his first appearance as a soloist with
the Simón Bolívar Symphony Orchestra, under
the direction of Alberto Grau, in Caracas.
A few weeks later, he made his debut in the United States
of America with the Central Massachusetts Symphony Orchestra
conducted by Harry Levenson. He also made a tour, including
several recitals in the Boston area and recitals in the pacific
december 1980, he was admitted at the New England Conservatory
of Music, in Boston.
In 1984 he got the degree "Master of Music" in
Since then, Humberto Bruni has given a considerable number
of recitals and public appearances as soloist in the United
States, Venezuela, Caribbean Islands, Spain and Germany.
He is presently working on the recording of an "Anthology
of Spanish Music for Guitar".
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