Pinito del Oro
María Cristina del Pino Segura Gómez, known as Pinito del Oro (6 November 1930 – 25 October 2017), was a Spanish trapeze artist and novelist. She was known for her association with Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus for seven years. She was born in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain.
In addition to the circus performances, Pinito del Oro found time to publish some novels: Born for the Circus (Nacida para el circo) , The Eve (La víspera) and The Italian (El italiano). With them, she was a finalist in some literary contests such as the "City of Oviedo" and "Blasco Ibañez".
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- "¿Quién es Pinito del Oro?" (in Spanish). El Plural. 26 October 2017. Retrieved 26 October 2017.
- "Falleció este miércoles en Las Palmas de Gran Canaria "Pinito del Oro"" (in Spanish). Que-Es. 26 October 2017. Retrieved 26 October 2017.