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Lola Flores

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Lola Flores
Background information
Birth nameMaría de los Dolores Flores Ruiz
Forby kent asLa Faraona
Born21 Januar 1923
Jerez de la Frontera, Spain
Deid16 Mey 1995(1995-05-16) (aged 72)
Madrid, Spain
GenresAndalusie fowklear
InstrumentsVoice, castanets
Years active1939–1994

María Dolores "Lola" Flores Ruiz (21 Januar 1923 – 16 Mey 1995) wis a Spainyie sangster, dancer, an actress.

Profeesional career[eedit | eedit soorce]

Flores wis born in Jerez de la Frontera, Cadiz (Andalusie, Spain) who is a icon o Andalusie fowklear an Gitano cultur. Lola Flores wis no a gypsy hersel an niver sel-identifee'd as such,[1] awtho she did acknawledge in ane interview that she haed been tauld that her maternal grandfaither wis o Romani extraction.[2][3] She became a famous dancer an sangster o Andalusie fowklsar at a vera young age, performin flamenco, copla or chotis an featurin in films frae 1939 tae 1987. Her greatest success wis in fowklear shows wi Manolo Caracol, who was her airtistic pairtner till 1951.

Personal life[eedit | eedit soorce]

In 1958, she marriet Antonio González el Pescaílla, a guitarist frae Cataluña Spain who wis gypsy. She haed three childer: Dolores (sangster an actress Lolita Flores); rock muisicker, sangster an actor Antonio Flores; an sangster an actress Rosario Flores.

Lola Flores dee'd o breast cancer in 1995, agit 72, an wis buriet in the Cementerio de la Almudena in Madrid. Shortly efter her daith, her distraucht 33-year-auld son, Antonio Flores, committit suicide bi owerdosin wi barbiturate an wis buriet near her.

In 2007, the biografie Lola, la película was made. The movie describes her early life, stairtin in 1931 till 1958.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Lola Flores Obituary - El Tiempo
  2. "Archived copy". Archived frae the original on 1 Januar 2016. Retrieved 3 October 2013.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. OBITUARIES: Lola Flores