José Galván is a flamenco dancer who began his artistic career at the age of 12 by winning the Radio Sevilla contest “Escucha usted a sus vecinos”. In 1965 he debuted at the famous flamenco tablao “Cortijo del Guajiro” and performed in Manolo Escobar’s company. In 67 he won the 1st Golden Rooster of the Tablao Flamenco Los Gallos and in 1970 he performed in La Cochera with figures such as Farruco, Manuela Carrasco, Matilde Coral and Rafael El Negro among others.
In 1977 he opened a flamenco dance academy in the Barrio de San José Obrero. Among his students are Juana Amaya, Hiniesta Cortés, Israel Galván, Rafael Campallo or Susana Casas among many others.
Since 1989 he has been giving classes in Japan, the United States, France, Portugal, Germany and Italy, among other places around the world. After more than 50 years of artistic life he is still in good shape and his strength and energy on the boards is still recognized.
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