This collection contains photographs,
reviews, publicity announcements, programs, magazines and a poster documenting the career of
Flamenco and regional classical dancer Alberto Salicru and several of his
Alberto Salicru, a well-known flamenco and regional classical Spanish dancer, was born in
Havana, Cuba, in 1929. He was responsible for introducing numerous innovations into
classical Spanish dance, including the successful combination of jazz and flamenco when he
first performed in Mexico City. He also debuted a Jota, a Spanish folk dance, danced in a
classical style while performing in Los Angeles. Salicru appeared on television and in a
number of movies with his fast-paced footwork. He died July 2, 2000.
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