Niña de la Puebla
Dolores Jiménez Alcántara (La Puebla de Cazalla, Seville, 28 July 1909 – 14 June 1999), known as "Niña de la Puebla "(in Spanish: "The girl from La Puebla"; La Puebla is her birthplace) was one of the greatest flamenco and Andalusian copla singers.
Jimenez was born on 28 July 1909, the daughter of a barber. An eye infection at a young age resulted in blindness. At age 8 she moved with her family to Madrid and began music lessons and studied flamenco.
In 1931 Jimenez debuts in Seville. Her style was known as dulce, or sweet. She married another singer in 1934, Lucas Soto Martin, and had five children, two of whom became flamenco professionals.
- Goodman, Al (22 June 1999). "Dolores Jimenez Alcantara, Spanish Flamenco Singer, 90". New York Times. Retrieved 2009-08-19.