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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 18 September 1940Chipiona, Cádiz, Andalucía, Spain
Date of Death 1 June 2006Madrid, Spain  (pancreatic cancer)
Birth NameMaria del Rocío Trinidad Mohedano Jurado

Mini Bio (1)

Rocío Jurado was born on September 18, 1940 in Chipiona, Cádiz, Andalucía, Spain as Maria del Rocío Trinidad Mohedano Jurado. She was married to José Ortega Cano and Pedro Carrasco. She died on June 1, 2006 in Madrid, Spain.

Spouse (2)

José Ortega Cano (17 February 1995 - 1 June 2006) (her death) (2 children)
Pedro Carrasco (22 May 1976 - 11 November 1989) (divorced) (1 child)

Trivia (7)

Famous Spanish singer
Mother with Pedro Carrasco of TV-host Rocío Carrasco.
Aunt of Rosario Mohedano.
Ex-mother-in-law of Antonio David Flores.
Adopted two children with husband bullfighter José Ortega Cano.
Announced in 2004 that she had pancreas cancer and she would receive medical treatment in Houston.
She began her career singing flamenco and started appearing in movies in the 1960s. Her singing style blended flamenco with folk song and romantic ballads. She had a huge following in Spain and Latin America. After her death, the mayor of Madrid announced that a street would be named after her.

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