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Paco de Lucía (1947–2014)

Paco de Lucía was born on December 21, 1947 in Algeciras, Cádiz, Andalucía, Spain as Francisco Sánchez Gómez. He was married to Casilda Varela. He died on February 25, 2014 in Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico. See full bio »

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 2008 Walking Vengeance (performer: "Sólo quiero caminar", "Buana Buana King Kong") / (writer: "Sólo quiero caminar", "Buana Buana King Kong")
 2008 Vicky Cristina Barcelona (performer: "Entre Dos Aguas" - as Paco de Lucia) / (writer: "Entre Dos Aguas" - as Paco de Lucia)
 2004 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (performer: "La Niña de Puerta Oscura", "Concierto de Aranjuez")
 1981 Fast, Fast (writer: "Caramba carambita")
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Alternate Names:

Paco De Lucia | Francisco Sánchez
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Personal Quote:

I grew up with my family in a gypsy neighborhood. There was music all day long until late in the night. My father was a guitar player and composer, my two brothers Ramon and Pepe became musicians. When you hear music every day it becomes like milk that you drink and that you need every day. And even before I started to play an instrument, I knew all the rhythms and was able to distinguish the ... See more »

Trivia:

He became famous in the 1970s after recording the bestselling album "Entre Dos Aguas". In 1975, he became the first flamenco musician to perform at Madrid's opera house Teatro Real. See more »

Nickname:

Manitos de Oro

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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