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Paco de Lucía y Ramón de Algeciras

Paco de Lucía y Ramón de Algeciras

Paco de Lucía y Ramón de Algeciras


Paco de Lucía was born Francisco Sánchez Gómez in Algeciras, a city in the province of Cádiz, at the southernmost tip of Spain directly in front of the Rock of Gibraltar. The youngest of the five children of flamenco guitarist Antonio Sánchez, and brother of flamenco singer Pepe de Lucía and flamenco guitarist Ramón de Algeciras, he adopted the stage name Paco de Lucía in honor of his Portuguese mother, Luzia Gomes. In Algeciras, and generally in Andalusia Read more on Last.fm
Paco de Lucía was born Francisco Sánchez Gómez in Algeciras, a city in the province of Cádiz, at the southernmost tip of Spain directly in front of the Rock of Gibraltar. The youngest of the five children of flamenco guitarist Antonio Sánchez, and brother of flamenco singer Pepe de Lucía and flamenco guitarist Ramón de Algeciras, he adopted the stage name Paco de Lucía in honor of his Portuguese mother, Luzia Gomes. In Algeciras, and generally in Andalusia, it is a custom to name boys (especially if they have the same first name) by adding the mother's name in order to properly identify them, such as "Paco de (la) Carmen," "Paco de (la) María," and so on. The guitar player and composer Ramón de Algeciras, important flamenco artist and brother of Paco and Pepe de Lucía. Born in Algeciras (Cadiz), in 1938, Ramón Sánchez Gómez took the name of his birth city as a flamenco stage name.

Guitar player, composer and lyricist, Ramón de Algeciras was the elder brother of the guitar player Paco de Lucía and the vocalist Pepe de Lucía. Ramón de Algeciras was the first of the three de Lucía brothers to embark on a career of the flamenco tablaos. He began playing at 15 with his father, Antonio Sánchez Pecino, continuing a career that would make him one of the main exponents of that guitar style. Over his long career, Ramón de Algeciras has accompanied the greatest flamenco artists like Antonio Mairena, Pepe Marchena, La Niña de los Peines, Pepe Pinto and Fosforito, among others. But without a doubt, he is better known as the "official guitar player" for Camarón de la Isla, in the 70s. Among his compositions "Collar de cerezas", "Bulerías flamencas", "Almoraima", "Tango de la vieja rica", "La cueva del gato", "Vivo pa'quererte", "Siroco" and "Rosa María" are the most outstanding, on which he accompanied Camarón's so many times. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..

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