Lives and Legends of Flamenco: A Biographical History by D.E. Pohren Hardcover in Dust Jacket 1964 Society of Spanish Studies - Guitar Dance


Title: Lives and Legends of Flamenco: A Biographical History

Author: D. [Donn] E. Pohren

Description: Green cloth boards with dark green lettering. Corners lightly bumped, rubbed. Previous owner's name on front paste-down. Endpapers lightly faded around margins; interior is clean (aside from a small pencil notation made by the former owner to his own biographical entry). 40 pages of photographs (3 leaves are loose). Dust jacket has a bit of chipping at corners, head and foot of spine, and one chip to the top edge of the rear panel; a few short closed tears; light soiling. DJ in clear archival sleeve. Glossary. Index. 357 pp. 8.75 x 6.75 inches.

Features biographies of singers, dancers (male and female), and guitarists, with shorter chapters on jaleadores and authors who have written about flamenco. The author, Donn E. Pohren (1929-2007), was an American historian, guitarist, and flamenco specialist. From the collection of Tony Brand, a Hispanict and flamenco guitarist. He has a biographical entry here in the chapter "The Non-Spaniard in Flamenco." It notes that Brand previously owned a flamenco establishment in Monterey, California and that he performs around the Los Angeles area.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Good
Jacket Condition: Good

Publisher: Society of Spanish Studies
Place: [La Mesa, California]
Year: 1964

Language: English

ISBN: n/a

Keywords: guitar, Gypsy, Spain, guitarists, Andalusia, dancers, singers, Romani, biographies, Spanish,

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