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 Carmen Amaya

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Carmen Amaya

  • Birth 2 Nov 1917 Barcelona, Provincia de Barcelona, Cataluna, Spain
  • Death 19 Nov 1963 Begur, Provincia de Girona, Cataluna, Spain
  • Burial Santander, Provincia de Cantabria, Cantabria, Spain
  • Plot Husband's Familiar Pantheon
  • Memorial ID 7772006

Flamenco Dancer, 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


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
  • Added: 17 Aug 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7772006
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Carmen Amaya (2 Nov 1917–19 Nov 1963), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7772006, citing Cementerio de Santander, Santander, Provincia de Cantabria, Cantabria, Spain ; Maintained by Find A Grave .