Sevilla, Andalucía, Spain (1907 – 1980)
Melchor de Marchena (Melchor Jimenez Torres, 1907 – 1980) was a Spanish flamenco guitarist.
Born in Marchena, Spain, he is considered to be one of the most representative artists with a "gypsy touch", along with Diego del Gastor. His love of flamenco comes from a family environment. His father, "El Lico" was a guitarist in his own right, while his mother "La Josefita", was a singer, as was one of his aunts,artistically known as "La Gilica de Marchena", who sang… read more
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