Felipe Conde Cavia was born in Madrid in 1957, being the third generation of Esteso-Conde guitar makers. His father, Mariano Conde Senior, was Domingo Esteso’s nephew, who he learned the art of guitar making from, apart from Faustino and Julio Conde.
Felipe Conde is more than a well known guitar maker: The top representative of one of the most prestigious and mportant firms of the guitar world in Spain: Hermanos Conde. Just by saying his name, we can’t help but thinking of Paco de Lucia, always with his inseparable Hermanos Conde guitar. Moraito Chico, Pepe Habichuela, Cepero… an endless list of priceless artists with made us fall in love with their music. A music coming from the talent and genius, from inspiration. However, the instrument also plays an important part in the creative process of the musician. And this is exactly the secret of the firm Hermanos Conde: They have always managed to introduce a unique sound, different from all the rest, thus captivating the best artists of the time, and also relating to them, which was really important so as to compose and interpret their pieces.