Manitas de Plata

Manitas de Plata
Grand Gala du Disque in de RAI. Gitarist Manitas de Platas uit Spanje, Bestanddeelnr 921-1451.jpg
Manitas de Plata in 1968
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Birth nameRicardo Baliardo
Born(1921-08-07)7 August 1921
Sète, France
Died5 November 2014(2014-11-05) (aged 93)
Montpellier, France
GenresFlamenco
OccupationsMusician
InstrumentsGuitar
Associated actsLos Reyes, Website on Manitas de Plata

Manitas de Plata (born Ricardo Baliardo; 7 August 1921 – 5 November 2014) was a French Gitano flamenco guitarist. He had toured the whole world since 1967, and recorded discs. He played with the dancer Nina Corti. In 1968 he played at the Royal Variety Performance in London.

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