Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Luis Argüelles Sanchez

Luis Argüelles Sanchez, founder of the Muséu del Pueblu d'Asturies (Museum of Asturia and Bagpipes), died earlier this month, January 13, at the age of 84. 

Argüelles dedicated his life to studying and disseminating the Asturian culture. He leaves an important legacy of customs and traditions. His work focused on the recovery of the roots, costumes, dance, music, folklore and all that concerned the traditional Asturian culture.

His funeral was on Monday 14 January in Gijon.

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