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Carmen Amaya
Birth: Nov. 2, 1917
Barcelona
Cataluna, Spain
Death: Nov. 19, 1963

Acclaimed Flamenco Dancer and Singer. She debuted in 1919, at the age of 6, at the Restaurante de las Siete Puertas and the next year she triumphed in Paris. In 1941, she appeared in New York at the Carnegie Hall, obtaining a big success, even President Roosevelt invited her to the White House. She also appeared in a few films such as "La Hija de Juan Simón" (1935), "María de la O" (1939), "See my Lawyer" (1945) and "Los Tarantos" (1963), her last film. (bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni) 
 
Burial:
Cementerio de Santander
Santander
Provincia de Cantabria
Cantabria, Spain
Plot: Husband's Familiar Pantheon
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
Record added: Aug 17, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7772006
Carmen Amaya
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Carmen Amaya
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- Robert David Miller
 Added: Jul. 25, 2015
Para Carmen: No sabia yo nada de tu historia, sin embargo, encontre videos de ti, bailando como una fuerza de la naturaleza! Cuando pienso en la musica flamenca, ahora te tengo a ti alli arriba con el gran Paco de Lucia... DEP, "Queen of the Gypsies".
- PPalacios
 Added: Nov. 20, 2014
Conmemorando hoy 51 anos que tu nos has dejados fisicamente pero su espirito y legado sigue viviendo, mi Reina Gitana!!
- Eddie Rosa
 Added: Nov. 19, 2014
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