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Flamenco guitarist Moraíto Chico dies

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Flamenco guitarist Moraíto Chico dies

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One of Spain’s best known flamenco guitarists, Moraíto Chico, has died in hospital in his home town of Jerez in the south of the country.

He was 54 years old and had been ill for some months suffering from cancer and emphysema.

Born into a gypsy family, Moraíto Chico went on to work with many of Spain’s most famous flamenco singers, as well as recording solo albums that received international acclaim.