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SABINO ART DÉCORATIF STATUE " ARGENTINA"
" LA ARGENTINA"
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.
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