The life of the protagonist of La Casa de Papel, Alba Flores has not been a pink road. From her 9 years, she grew up with the love of a mother, but far from her, having to fulfill her commitments as a theater producer, after she lost her grandmother and father in a tragic death that marked the renowned family of Spanish artists. .
“That matriarchy was always a legend”, A friend of Los Flores expressed in the funeral acts of Antonio Flores, father of Alba Flores, to describe the intimate connection that the singer had with his mother, Lola Flores.
And that is the matriarchy that the consecrated Spanish artist exalts today in her fight for the defense of women’s rightswho stole the life of his greatest love: his father. The second of the three children of the singer Lola Flores, was a very sensitive man and attached to his mother, to whom he always showed a devotion from a very young age.
On May 16, it will be 25 years since the death of Lola Flores ‘La Faraona”, who closed her eyes in 1995, after being defeated in a fight of more than two decades against breast cancer diagnosed in 1975. Her death not only caused a great impact on millions of Spaniards, but most especially on her son Antonio, the father of Alba Flores, as the portal reviews Soon.
Spain dressed in mourning and mourned the death of the gypsy dancer, giving her the last goodbye. But 14 days later, the tragedy knocked on the Flores family door again, when her only son, dies from an overdose of barbiturates, alcohol, and medications.
ANDl matriarchy of the grandmother of Alba Flores
As published at the time, the newspaper The country, many close to the family feared for the fate of Antonio, losing his mother.
The renowned artist Paco de Lucía said goodbye in the burning chapel where Lola’s remains were watched as follows: “Tell Antonio to take care of himself and not do anything stupid”. These lapidary words would be remembered days after knowing his fateful destiny.
Antonio’s pain was indescribable. Neither the singer’s widower, Antonio González nor his son had the courage to say goodbye to his great love. Alba’s father chose to hide his tears and sadness in the cabin of El Lerele, that his mother had sent him to build in the garden of his house to always have him near.
In that space where he was happy, He was found dead on May 30, just 14 days after his mother’s death. A deep depression joined his old addictions and his life was extinguished when he was barely 33 years old.
According to the Spanish newspaper, Alba Flores’s father was found in his bedroom, lying on the bed, with his long messy hair. Police collected evidence at the residence, such as medications, clothing, an agenda, and a handwritten paper.
The legacy of both artists has remained in the memory of a Spanish collective that always remembers them, like the Flores family, who continued with their artistic careers to which they Alba joined since she was 13 years old, when she learned of the call that the acting world would make for her.
In a new year of the death of Antonio Flores, his fans remember one of his biggest hits, the song titled ‘I would not hesitate’ written by him in 1980 and which would become a hymn against violence.
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