Flamenco Heritage

Flamenco Heritage : The Clan of El Pinini

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Fernando Peña Soto - El Pinini - was a celebrated flamenco singer and patriarch of one of the biggest, and most illustrious, dynasties in flamenco history. The branches of this family tree are laden with many of the greatest names in flamenco history, and this book charts their genealogical lineage from the eighteenth century until present day. Most of us are aware of the Romany custom that declares all Gypsies are cousins, this book will demonstrate that this assertion may well have some foundation. A previous version of this book was first published by flamenco sapiens in Seville in 2011. The author's continued work concerning this mammoth gypsy clan has prompted him to rework the original book.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 294 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 16mm | 395g
  • English
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 1508953570
  • 9781508953579
  • 2,708,325

About Tony Bryant

Tony Bryant has lived and worked in Andalusia since 1994 and he is the author of three books of Spanish theme. He also writes articles for various publications concerning andalusian customs and traditions, the gypsies and their music and Spanish culture in general. He has had work published in Spain, France, America and Israel and one of his books has recently been translated into Spanish. Tony is also a regular contributor to the London based Flamenco News magazine and he is affiliated with the state- of- the- art flamenco dance museum in Seville. In May 2014, Tony Bryant assisted the British Broadcasting Company in Seville with a documentary named 'The spirit of flamenco' for which he worked as organizer and translator for the project. The spirit of flamenco was broadcast on BBC Radio 2 on the 16 June 2014
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