People, Jan. 8, 1979

"If every musician who wanted to pay tribute to the great man had been given a place on the program, we would still be listening to them now," said the organizer of a musical fête to honor Andrés Segovia, the world's most celebrated classical guitarist. The great man himself rose from the audience during intermission to accept a gold medal from the mayor of Madrid. "I have always had a great affection for this city," he joked. "But I love it even more so now." After the 3½-hour concert, the Andalusian-born Segovia, 85, signed autographs with the help of his son...

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