Death of Paco de Lucia

December 21, 1947 - February 26, 2014
Spain | Age 66

Flamenco guitarist dies at 66
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JORGE SAINZ, The Associated Press

MADRID (AP) — Spain has begun its formal mourning for world-renowned flamenco guitarist Paco de Lucia.

His body arrived in Madrid for a memorial ceremony on Friday before a wake and burial in his native town of Algeciras in the south of the country.

De Lucia's remains were flown from Mexico where the musician died of a heart attack while on vacation. He was 66.

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