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Manitas de Plata
Manitas de Plata in 1968
Background information
Birth name Ricardo Baliardo
Born (1921-08-07)7 August 1921
Sète, France
Died 5 November 2014(2014-11-05) (aged 93)
Montpellier, France
Genres Flamenco
Occupations Musician
Instruments Guitar
Associated acts Los Reyes, Gipsy Kings
Website 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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