Paco de Lucía was a pseudonym of Francisco Sánchez Gómez (b. 21 Dec 1947 in Algeciras, Cádiz, Spain - d. 26 Feb 2014). He was considered a master of rasgueados / picados and was capable of playing with blinding speed on the flamenco guitar. He was the youngest of five children, the son of flamenco guitarist Antonio Sánchez, and brother of flamenco singer Pepe de Lucía and flamenco guitarist Ramón de Algeciras, he adopted the stage name Paco de Lucía in honor of his Portuguese mother, Lucía Gomes.
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