Famous People of Spain

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Paco de Lucia

  • World famous flamenco guitarist
  • Lived in Algeciras in Southern Spain
  • Won a Latin Grammy award for best flamenco recording
  • His real name is Francisco Sanchez Gomez
  • He became famous for his fingering techniques in the rumba, Entre Dos Aquas(Between two Waters)

Cristiano Ranoldo

  • He was born in Funchal, Madeira, Portugal February 5th
  • Manchester United signed him for £12 million
  • He is 6' 1''
  • He set franchise records
  • He is known to have the "player" image

Federico Garcia Lorca

  • Most important Spanish poet and dramatist of the 20th century
  • He was born June 5, 1898
  • Arrested by Franquist soldiers in August
  • He was shot in 1936
  • Came to New York in 1929
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