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Lola Flores
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Lola Flores

Lola Flores, born February 21, 1923 in Jerez de la Frontera, Cadiz, Spain - died May 16, 1995, was a singer, dancer, and actress.

Born María de los Dolores Flores Ruiz', at a very young age, Lola Flores becomes a famous dancer and singer of Andalusian folklore, enjoying a long history of filmography beginning in 1939 and ending in 1987. She received her the most success appearing in folklore shows with Manolo Caracol, who was her artistic partner until 1951.

In 1958, she married Antonio González el Pescaílla, a guitarist. She had three children: Dolores (singer and actress Lolita Flores); rock musician, singer and actor Antonio Flores and singer and actress Rosario Flores.

Lola Flores died of cancer in 1995 and was interred in the Cementerio de la Almudena in Madrid. Shortly after her passing, her distraught 34-year-old son died of a drug overdose and was interred near her.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.

Lola Flores Facts

Birth NameMaría Dolores Flores Ruiz
BirthdayFebruary 21, 1923
BirthplaceCadiz, Spain
Date of deathMay 16, 1995 (age 72)

Selected Filmography

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