La Niña de la Puebla (Dolores Jiménez Alcántara)

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La Puebla de Cazalla, Sevilla, Spain
Her name means "The Girl From the Village (of Cazalla)". When she was a young girl she suffered a wrong medical treatment in her eyes after an infection and was left blind. When her family went to Madrid she began to learn singing Flamenco at the age of 8. She debuted in theaters in Seville in 1931 and the next year in Madrid, and soon recorded her first disc. Read more...