Local Heroes

Famous people in the hisory of towns

Famous people who figured in the history of towns of Andalucia including Marbella, Torremolinos and Granada principally in the 1950s and 1960s

Described by the tabloids as 'indecently charming and deliciously wicked’, Shelagh Tennant, the ‘60s wild child noted for being the person who helped bring The Beatles to Spain, became one of… More →

Torremolinos is embellished with artistes from all occupations, and some of the most celebrated of them, as well as the eccentric and the notorious, have lived, or stayed, in the town at some… More →

Marbella was part of the route frequented by the intellectual jetset in the 1950s and 60s, when the town first started to attract celebrities. The other stopping points on this route were Malaga,… More →

When you visit a new city, or even one you already know, it's always interesting to find out about famous people associated with the place you're going to, from local authors and artists, to… More →

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