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Antonia La Negra
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In October 2017
Background information
Birth nameAntonia Rodríguez Moreno
Also known asAntonia La Negra
Orán, French Algeria
Died7 March 2018
Seville, Spain
Occupation(s)Cantaora and bailaora

Antonia La Negra, artistic name of Antonia Rodríguez Moreno (1935/1936 – 7 March 2018), was a Spanish Gitana cantaora and bailaora.

Her art was reflected in Triana (1976), En familia (1978), Macama jonda (1983), El ángel (1993) and Un gitano de ley (1997). She participated in two audiovisual summits of flamenco: El ángel y Rito y geografía del cante. La Negra has been one of the main figures of cante jondo, excelling her talent in palos such as flamenco tango and bulería.

La Negra died in Seville on 7 March 2018 of an aortic aneurysm at the age of 82.[1]