Paco Peña

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This week the castaway on Desert Island Discs is the flamenco guitarist Paco Peña. Celebrated thoughout the world for his authentic performances, he was born into a poor family in Southern Spain where music, singing and dancing was part of everyday life. Today, he is regarded as one of the world's foremost traditional Flamenco players. In conversation with Sue Lawley, he talks about his life and work and chooses eight records to take to the mythical island.

[Taken from the original programme material for this archive edition of Desert Island Discs]

Favourite track: Portro de Rabia y Miel by Camaron de la Isla
Book: An Anthology of Poetry - 'Las Mil Mejores Poesia' Dela Lengua Castellana by Jose Bergua
Luxury: Virtual reality module

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45 minutes

Last on

Fri 16 Apr 1999 09:00

Credits

Role Contributor
PresenterSue Lawley
Interviewed GuestPaco Peña

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