Paco de Lucia

Solo Artist

Died: 2014-02-25
Age: 66
Cause: Heart Attack

Spanish guitarist Paco de Lucia has died aged 66 in Mexico, reportedly of a heart attack while playing with his children on a beach in Cancun. The Gipsy Kings may have gone a long way toward making flamenco mainstream, but Paco de Lucia paved the way. His career is defined by crossover collaborations with guitarists such as Eric Clapton, John McLaughlin, Al Di Meola and jazz pianist Chic Corea.

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