Wikipedia : This day ( February 25, 2014), in Cancun (Mexico), died Francisco Sánchez Gómez a.k.a. Paco de Lucia, a Spanish virtuoso flamenco guitarist.
Official Site : My name is Francisco Sánchez Gómez, alias Paco de Lucía, and I’m a guitarist. …If you would invite him to your home, To eat: soups and broths (anything with a spoon), to drink: red wine, don’t talk to him about: guitar, his nightmare.
@last.fm : In 1958, at age 11, de Lucía made his first public appearance on Radio Algeciras, and a year later he was awarded a special prize in the Jerez flamenco competition. In 1961, he toured with the flamenco troupe of dancer José Greco.
@Discogs : He has played and recorded with many artists like John Stipe, Al Di Meola, Carles Benavent, Chick Corea and the great flamenco singer Camarón de la Isla.