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Castilian, from Piñel de Abajo (Valladolid-Spain), philologist by training, singer, self-taught musician, producer and lover of good cuisine.

Founder and director of the Classroom-Museum of Traditional Iberian Instruments (Mucientes-Valladolid) with more than 450 exhibits.

​Specialist in Traditional Iberian and Sephardic Music, honored in 2007 with the Ladino Medal by the National Ladino Authority for his continued effort in disseminating his Culture, Paco Díez was the musician chosen to perform at the Royal Palace of Madrid before King Felipe VI, Government of Spain and Sephardic Communities around the World, during the Historical Act that sanctioned dual nationality for Sephardim, 523 years after their expulsion in 1492; For all of the above, he has also been a candidate for the 2016 Princess of Asturias Award for the Arts.

In 2017 and 2019 he was teaching Traditional Iberian Organology and Sephardic Music at the School of Music of the University of Washington (Seattle-USA). At the end of 2017 he was distinguished in Paris by the Ligue Universelle du Bien Publique with Medaille d'Argent et Palme for his work in the dissemination of Traditional Iberian and Sephardic Music.


After more than 40 years in these tasks, he has recorded 18 albums and has performed nearly three thousand concerts worldwide both solo and with his different proposals (La Bazanca, Tradibérica, Tres Culturas Tres, Esencias de Sefarad, etc). He has toured in France (frequent), Portugal (frequent), Germany (3 times), Italy (5), Greece (2), Sweden (2) , Slovenia (2), Bulgaria (3), Poland (2), Israel (6), Peru, Chile (3), Argentina (5), Bolivia (2), Paraguay (2), Uruguay (2), Venezuela, Bosnia (2), Cuba (2), Brazil (4), Morocco (2), Mexico (3), China, Japan and the United States (8) as a recognized ambassador of the music, languages and cultures of the Iberian peninsula.

Concert Proposals

Didactic Concert on Iberian Instruments

Sephardic Music Concert

Traditional Music Concert

Concert of Singer-songwriters from Spain, France
and Latin America

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