Focus On: Legendary Women We Admire
We’re closing out Women’s History Month by highlighting these extraordinary talents for your enjoyment:
Carmen Linares is a very important singer in flamenco. She released an album in 1996 called Antología: La Mujer en el Cante that is a tribute to all the great female singers. It’s filled with flamenco classics and would appeal to aficionados and flamencos alike.
While growing up, she was the only woman with a guitar in her hands – and for many years, the only woman performing on guitar in tablaos. Read this fascinating interview with this barrier-breaking woman.
Article in Spanish
Mujeres, Fuerza y Duende
This documentary, directed by Jonathan González and Marcos Medina, showcases women whose gifts drive forward the precious legacy of flamenco.
Documentary in Spanish (no subtitles)