Flores, Lola

SINGER (SPAIN)
BORN 21 Jan 1923, Jerez de la Frontera, Cadiz - DIED 16 May 1995, Madrid
REAL NAME Ruiz, Maria Dolores Flores
GRAVE LOCATION Madrid: Cementerio de la Almudena

Lola Flores started dancing at a very young age. She performed in movies between 1933 and 1987 and her folklore shows with Manolo Caracol were very succesful.

In 1958 she married the gypsy guitar player Antonio González el Pescaílla. They had three children. She died of breast cancer in 1995 and shortly after her death her grief stricken son, rock singer Antonio flores, commited suicide, aged 34.

Sources
Lola Flores - Wikipedia

Images

The mausoleum of Lola Flores at the Cementerio de la Almudena, Madrid.
Picture by Androom (07 May 2012)

 

Inside the mausoleum of Lola Flores at the Cementerio de la Almudena, Madrid.
Picture by Androom (07 May 2012)

 


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Published: 24 Jun 2012
Last update: 24 Jun 2012