Carmen Amaya

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She was born in Barcelona in 1913. Of gypsy blood, she made her debut accompanied by her father, the flamenco guitarist José Amaya "El Chino" in the Teatro Español Theatre in Barcelona when she was only four years old. From that time on she began to earn a living dancing in bars and taverns. In 1929, together with her aunt Juana 'la Faraona' and her cousin María, she set up the Trío Amaya, with which she performed in Paris. From 1935 she embarked on several tours of all the main American and European venues. She performed in various theatres in Madrid, including the Coliseum and La Zarzuela theatre, in shows by other artists such as Concha Piquer. Her skill was also immortalised in films such as 'Los Tarantos' (Alfredo Mañas, 1962). She died in Bagur (Girona) in 1963.
sister of flamenco guitarist Paco Amaya and singer Leonor Amaya
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Albums

Carmen Amaya - Flamencan Songs and Dances Vols. 1 and 2 album art Carmen Amaya Flamencan Songs and Dances Vols. 1 and 2 (Album) Decca US 1950 Sell This Version
Carmen Amaya - Flamenco! album art Carmen Amaya ,& Sabicas, Carmen Amaya Et Sa Compagnie Carmen Amaya ,& Sabicas, Carmen Amaya Et Sa Compagnie - Flamenco! (Album) Brunswick France 1958 Sell This Version
Carmen Amaya - Arte Y Genio De Carmen Amaya album art Carmen Amaya Arte Y Genio De Carmen Amaya (Album) Brunswick Spain 1965 Sell This Version
S-21.569 Carmen Amaya - Sangre Gitana album art Carmen Amaya Sangre Gitana(LP, Album) MCA Records S-21.569 Spain 1973 Sell This Version
AFCD-16 Carmen Amaya - La Reina Del Sacromonte album art Carmen Amaya La Reina Del Sacromonte(CD) Alfa Records (3) AFCD-16 1991 Sell This Version
269 Carmen Amaya - Flamencan Songs And Dances Vol. 1 album art Carmen Amaya Flamencan Songs And Dances Vol. 1(3xShellac, 10", Album) Decca 269 US Unknown Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

10 710 EPB Carmen Amaya - Soleares album art Carmen Amaya Soleares(7", EP) Brunswick 10 710 EPB Spain 1961 Sell This Version
10 730 EPB Carmen Amaya - El Ritmo De Carmen Amaya album art Carmen Amaya El Ritmo De Carmen Amaya(7", EP, Mono) Brunswick 10 730 EPB Spain 1963 Sell This Version
DSOL 66.044 Carmen Amaya - La Tana / Fandangos album art Carmen Amaya La Tana / Fandangos(7") Odeon DSOL 66.044 Spain 1964 Sell This Version
DSOE 16.580 Carmen Amaya Maria De La O / Fandangos / Mi Mare La Tana(7", EP) Odeon DSOE 16.580 Spain 1964 Sell This Version
10.247 Carmen Amaya - El Clasico Flamenco De Carmen Amaya album art Carmen Amaya El Clasico Flamenco De Carmen Amaya(7", EP, Promo) Disco Sorpresa Fundador 10.247 Spain 1972 Sell This Version
Carmen Amaya - Carmen Amaya Et Sa Compagnie album art Carmen Amaya Carmen Amaya Et Sa Compagnie (EP) Polydor France Unknown Sell This Version
RB 45009 Carmen Amaya - Tu Mal No Tie Remedio / San Miguel de Los Reyes album art Leonor Amaya / Carmen Amaya Leonor Amaya / Carmen Amaya - Tu Mal No Tie Remedio / San Miguel de Los Reyes(Shellac, 10") Decca RB 45009 Spain Unknown Sell This Version
RD 40036 Carmen Amaya - Fiesta Jerezana / Corazon De Acero album art Carmen Amaya Fiesta Jerezana / Corazon De Acero(Shellac, 10") Decca RD 40036 Spain Unknown Sell This Version
RB 45007 Carmen Amaya - Canasteros de Triana / Fandangos album art Carmen Amaya Canasteros de Triana / Fandangos(Shellac, 10") Decca RB 45007 Spain Unknown Sell This Version

Compilations

Pop-1235 Carmen Amaya - Spanien Tanzt album art Carmen Amaya , Das Flamenco Ensemble Von Pepe De Almeria* Carmen Amaya , Das Flamenco Ensemble Von Pepe De Almeria* - Spanien Tanzt(LP, Album, Comp) Varieton Pop-1235 Germany 1963 Sell This Version
Carmen Amaya - Grandes Figures Du Flamenco Volume 6 album art Carmen Amaya Grandes Figures Du Flamenco Volume 6 (Comp) Le Chant Du Monde Europe 1988 Sell This Version
Carmen Amaya - Vintage album art Carmen Amaya Vintage (Comp) Celebration (3) Spain 2011 Sell This Version