Joaquín Rodrigo Vidre, 1st Marquis of the Gardens of Aranjuez (November 22, 1901 – July 6, 1999), commonly known as Joaquín Rodrigo, was a composer of classical music and a virtuoso pianist. Despite being nearly blind from an early age, he achieved great success.Rodrigo's music counts among some of the most popular of the 20th century, particularly his Concierto de Aranjuez,considered one of the pinnacles of the Spanish music and guitar concerto repertoire.