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Flores Amaya

  • ... it was as if there were always some good fortune with me that would keep me from going hungry. I knew I would never die of hunger.

    • Flores Amaya,
    • in Nina Winter, Interview With the Muse ()
  • I like very little to talk. There are many things I cannot say, I can only feel them and dance them.

    • Flores Amaya,
    • in Nina Winter, Interview With the Muse ()
  • I have been very lucky. I have always been able to eat and drink and dance in my life so I am not afraid of anything. And if suddenly I should have nothing I would still be grateful.

    • Flores Amaya,
    • in Nina Winter, Interview With the Muse ()

Flores Amaya, Spanish flamenco dancer, painter

(1938)

Full name: Micaela Flores Amaya. She was known as La Chunga (The Difficult Woman).