Juan Gabriel Biography
Birthday: January 7, 1950 (Capricorn)
Born In: Parácuaro, Michoacán, Mexico
Juan Gabriel was a Mexican singer, songwriter, composer, arranger, producer and actor who is best known for breaking barriers within the Latin music market with his flamboyant style. He is one of Latin America's best selling singer-songwriters with over 200 million copies sold worldwide. His nineteenth studio album, 'Recuerdos, Vol. II', which sold over eight million copies, is claimed to be the best-selling album of all time in Mexico. He is also widely considered as one of the best Mexican composers and singers of all time. Some of his best songs are 'Abrázame Muy Fuerte', 'Querida', 'Hasta Que te Conocí', 'Amor Eterno', 'El Noa Noa', 'Se Me Olvido Otra Vez', 'La Frontera', 'Siempre en mi mente', 'Te lo pido por favor' and 'Yo te recuerdo'. Throughout his career, 31 of his songs made it into the 'Hot Latin Songs' chart, with seven of them reaching number one. Apart from his own albums, he has worked as an arranger, producer and songwriter for most leading Latin artists of his time, including Rocío Dúrcal, Lucha Villa, Lola Beltrán and Paul Anka.