La Serneta

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La Serneta (1837 in Jerez de la Frontera – 1910 in Utrera) was a famous Spanish flamenco singer (cantaora). She was seminal in soleares style. Her real name was Mercedes Fernández Vargas and she was a very popular celebrity in flamenco cafés.[1]


  1. ^ Chuse, Loren (11 October 2013). Cantaoras: Music, Gender and Identity in Flamenco Song. Routledge. ISBN 978-1-135-38211-7.