Dolores Jimenez ALCANTARA Biography

Spanish Flamenco singer. Name variations: La Nin˜a de Puebla. Born Dolores Jimenez Alcantara in La Puebla de Cazalla, near Seville, Spain, 1909; died June 14, 1999, in Malaga, Spain.

Blinded during childhood, took the name ‘‘La Nin˜a de Puebla’’ (‘‘Girl of the Town’’) and made her singing debut (1931); specialized in fandangos and zambras.