Enrique Morente

Enrique Morente
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Background information
Birth nameEnrique Morente Cotelo
Born25 December 1942(1942-12-25)
Granada, Spain
Deid13 December 2010(2010-12-13) (aged 67)
Madrid, Spain
ThriftSangster, http://www.enriquemorente.com

Enrique Morente Cotelo (25 Dizember 1942 – 13 Dizember 2010) wis a Spaingie flamenco sangster an a controversial figur athin the warld o contemporar flamenco. efter his orthodox beginnins, he plungit intae experimentalism, writin new melodies for cante (flamenco singin) an jammin wi muisickers o aw styles, athoot renooncin his ruits in tradeetional flamenco singin, which he kept on cultivatin.[1][2] In spite o severe creeticism frae the maist "purist" amangst the creetics an public,[2][3] he wis perhaps the maist influential contemporar flamenco sangster, who no anerly innovatit, but it coud be said that he creatit tradeetion an aw: some of his cantes hae been performit bi ither sangsters such as Camarón de la Isla, Mayte Martín, Carmen Linares, Miguel Poveda, Segundo Falcón an Arcángel. He is the faither o flamenco sangster Estrella Morente an aw.


  • Flamenco. Directit bi Carlos Saura (1995)
  • Morente sueña La Alhambra. Directit bi José Sánchez-Montes (2005)
  • Iberia. Directit bi Carlos Saura (2005)
  • Morente. Directit by Emilio R. Barrachina (2011)