Art & History 11th March

Posted on Mar 12th, 2019

This week Angela Chantry gave a most interesting talk regarding Carmen Amaya who started life as a poor gypsy girl living in a deprived slum area of Barcelona who became the most celebrated female flamenco dancer. She has been called "the greatest Spanish Romany dancer of her generation"and "the most extraordinary personality of all time in flamenco dance”.  She was the first female flamenco dancer to master footwork previously reserved for the best male dancers, due to its speed and…

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