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This coming October 28 will be held in Oviedo the Princess of Asturias Awards. It will be on that occasion when we will see Leonor de Borbón again acting as master of ceremonies. A moment that many eagerly await to find out what her speech will be like, but also to recognize the work and career of various personalities in different categories, as is the case of the cantaora Carmen Linares, who will collect the Princess of Asturias Award for the Arts together with María Pagésboth legends of flamenco.

Carmen Linares will receive the Princess of Asturias Award for the Arts.Source: CORDON PRESS

Carmen Pacheco is her real name

Carmen Pacheco Rodriguez, his real name, was born in Linares, Jaén, and since she was little she was interested in flamenco singing. She is considered one of the most complete and talented singers in the world and has coincided with artists of the stature of Paco de Lucía, Camarón, Enrique Morente, Pepe Habichuela and José Mercé. Additionally, Carmen has inspired many of our current stars such as Estrella Morente or Pitingo.

The first Spanish woman to perform at the Lincoln Center in New York

And not only that. Also, has passed through the most prestigious stages such as Carnegie Hall in New York, the National Auditorium in Madrid and the Cité de la Musique in Paris. In addition, she was the first Spanish to perform at the Lincoln Center in New York. She performed her first public performances in Ávila, where she had moved with her entire family for work reasons. Then, at the age of fifteen, she won Radio Madrid’s first prize for cante flamenco, with a performance at the Teatro Alcalá.

She was the first woman to perform at Lincoln Center in New York.

She was the first woman to perform at Lincoln Center in New York.Source: CORDON PRESS

He has received numerous awards for his art

In addition, he has interpreted Spanish poets of the stature of Federico García Lorca, Juan Ramón Jiménez and Miguel Hernández. It was in 1997 when she received the Andalusian Silver Medal. In all this time, he has also won the Music Academy Lifetime Achievement Award, the National Music Award and the Gold Medal for Fine Arts.

Her husband, Miguel Espín, has always been her greatest support

Her husband Miguel Espín has always been her greatest support.

Her husband Miguel Espín has always been her greatest support.Source: CORDON PRESS

Regarding her private life, Carmen has always been very secretive. We know that many years ago she married Miguel Espin Garciawith whom he had three children: Miguel, Eduardo and Lucia. But the artist always tries to keep her family out of her art and her public exhibition.

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