Born in Barcelona in 1951, is a versatile artist: guitarist, teacher, composer, arranger, lecturer, author, designer and guitar maker.
As a guitarist, Henríquez has played concerts and given master classes of Classical Guitar in all continents for more than forty-five years. Nowadays his concert career is still active, playing concerts as soloist or forming a duo together with his son Patrick (electric guitar), an unusual and attractive musical combination in the guitar scene.
He has made five recordings: two as a member of the Guitar Quartet Tarragó, two recitals as soloist and one in duo with his pupil Hang Nguyen.
As a pedagogue, in 1981, Maestro Henríquez was appointed guitar professor at the Music and Arts Institute of San Francisco, California. From 1982 to 2013, he was Head of the Guitar Department at the Music Conservatory of Granollers, Barcelona. In 1992, invited by the Spanish Government, Henríquez created the "Aula de Guitarra Andrés Segovia" at the Central Conservatory of Music in Peking (China). Due to his knowledge and experience, Maestro Henríquez is often requested to give master classes and workshops in different Universities, Conservatories of Music and Guitar Festivals around the World. Actually, he is Professor of classical guitar at the Shanghai Institute of Visual Arts (S.I.V.A.), through Detao Masters Academy.
As a luthier, Henríquez started in 1993 under the guidance of Antonio Picado, excellent guitar maker --- and admirable friend. Josep Henrìquez has his workshop in Sant Antoni de Vilamajor, Barcelona, and is highly involved in the design and construction of classical and flamenco guitars.