How Carmen Amaya Died: Cause of Death, Age at Death, and More!

Carmen Amaya reached the not so modest age of 45 years. Find out the cause of death and more exciting information regarding the death of this famous dancer.

Biography - A Short Wiki

Dancer who is widely considered to be one of the greatest Spanish flamenco dancers of all time. She was also an actress who appeared in films like the Academy Award-nominated 1963 film Los Tarantos.

She was born in a wagon and got her start dancing in taverns in Barcelona.

The Amaya Theater in Buenos Aires was named in her honor.

She has two brothers and three sisters.

She was invited by President Franklin D. Roosevelt to dance at the White House in 1944.

How did Carmen Amaya die?

Carmen Amaya's death was caused by Kidney disease.

Carmen Amaya died in Begur, Girona, northeast Catalonia, in 1963 and is buried at the Cemetery of Ciriego in Santander. She died from a kidney disease. Her death was a great loss to the whole Flamenco world.
Information about the death of Carmen Amaya
Cause of deathKidney disease
Age of death45 years
BirthdayNovember 2, 1918
Death dateNovember 19, 1963
Place of deathBegur, Spain
Place of burialN/A