Carmen Linares Biography (Wikipedia)
Carmen Linares is the stage name of Carmen Pacheco Rodríguez. Born in 1951 in Linares, Jaén Province, she is known as one of the finest flamenco singers in Spain. She belongs to the same generation of artists like Enrique Morente, Camaron, Paco de Lucía, Pepe Habichuela, José Mercé and Tomatito and she is considered as flamenco legend.
Carmen Linares has carved out a place for herself in contemporary Spanish musical culture. She's conquered a privileged position in the world of Flamenco music on her own merits, having become one of Flamenco music's most critically acclaimed and international artists. She is recognized as flamenco lead vocal reference for young artist generation like Estrella Morente, Miguel Poveda, Pitingo, Arcangel, Marina Heredia and Rocio Marquez.
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