People, Apr. 16, 1956

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On his "final" farewell tour of the U.S., Spain's youthful (64) Gypsy Vicente Escudero, grandest master of the flamenco, made an unlikely bivouac in Manhattan's staid Hotel Plaza, paused between stomping and fingernail-castanetting to reminisce about his roving life and good times. One of diminutive (5 ft. 6 in., 125 Ibs.) Dancer Escudero's closest barroom buddies was the late, bibulous portrayer of Montmartre, Maurice Utrillo. Was Utrillo ever sober? Snorted Escudero: "Ah, poor Maurice! When not in his cups he would fall down, so...

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