Jose Greco
Date of Birth
Dec 23, 1918
Birth Place:
Montorio nei Frentani, Italy


Born to Spanish and Italian parents, Jose Greco was first exposed to the art of flamenco dancing while growing up in Seville. Moving to America at the age of ten, Greco dropped out of high school to become a painter, but decided to devote himself to professional dancing after watching the legendary flamenco artist Vincente Escudero in action. He made his New York debut in the late 1930s in a...