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ANTONIA MERCE LUQUE born in Buenos Aires, Argentina on Sept 4 1890.

Died in Bayonne France July 18 1936.

Stage name "LA ARGENTINA", was a dancer known for her creation ot the neoclassical style of Spanish dance as a theatrical art. She was one of the major influences on Japanese Butoh dancer Kazuo Ohno.

Awards: She received several awards, including the French Legion d'honneur and the Spanish Grand Cross Orden de Isabel la Catolica.

Career: In her career she made six transcontinental tours in North America sometimes accopanied by her flamenco guitarist Carlos Montoya.

Recitals: 1926-Salle Gaveau Paris January 1926.

1926-Berlin October 15 1926


1927-Salle Gaveau Paris

1928-Theatre Femina Paris

1929-Salle Pleyel Paris

1933-Theatre des Champs Elysees Paris

1933-Paris Opera December 1933

1934-Gala at the Opera and recital at the Opera Comique Paris

1936-Springtime saw her in Cannes France where the kings of Sweeden and Danmark applauded her.

La Argentina was also the first artist of such a fame to give recitals at inexpensive prices that were within anybody's range at the old Trocadero in Paris which held more than five thousand seats. The success of these popular shows was sheer madness, the thousands of seats available being sold in a single day.

11"x 4" - 28cm. x 10cm.

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