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One of the great tragic (and romantic) stories

One of the great tragic (and romantic) stories
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One of the great tragic (and romantic) stories in music history is that of Spanish composer Juan Arriaga (ah-ree-AH-gah), who died in 1826, ten days before his 20th birthday. The Artaria (ahr-TAH-ree-ah) Quartet performs Arriaga''s String Quartet No. 1 at St. Paul''s Methodist Church in Houston, TX. (KUHF, Houston)

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