4 Fa­mous… Fla­menco dancers

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Car­men Amaya Barcelona, spain, 1913-1963

Dubbed her gen­er­a­tion’s great­est Span­ish gypsy dancer, Amaya mas­tered fast foot­work usu­ally as­so­ci­ated with male dancers.

Jose Greco mon­to­rio nei Frentani, italy, 1918-2000

Greco pop­u­larised fla­menco in the US dur­ing the 1950s and 1960s.

Vi­cente Es­cud­ero val­ladolid, spain, 1892-1980

Es­cud­ero was crit­i­cised for his re­fusal to ad­here to the rules but his style is said to be one of the most nat­u­ral.

Matilda Gon­za­lez seville, spain, 1935-present

In 1975, Matilda Coral was awarded the golden key of fla­menco dance, the Llave de oro de Baile – the only per­son to re­ceive the ac­co­lade.

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