If you may ask the generation-next as to who they think is the greatest Spanish musician of the recent times and without a doubt, the answer would be Enrique Iglesias! Well, that promptly explains his King of Latin Pop label. But is Spanish music all about Enrique only? Absolutely not! He has become an indelible part of Hispanic music but there is more to it than just him. Placido Domingo, a Spanish tenor and conductor, achieved worldwide fame for his powerful voice and versatility. Jennifer Lopez may be American by nationality but it was her fifth Hispanic album, ‘Como Ama una Mujer’ that helped her become the most influential Spanish singer of US. Nacho Cano rose to the top charts in Spanish music with his album ‘Mecano’ that became the biggest Spanish pop rock band of all time. Joan Manuel Serrat has been one of the most important figures of modern popular music in Spanish language, thanks to his lyrical style. Other popular Spanish musicians include Manuel de Falla y Matheu, Isaac Albéniz and Enrique Granados. Discover more interesting facts and trivia about Spanish musicians, their life and works in Hispanic music with this segment.
Ricky MartinRicky Martin
24 December 1971
Julio IglesiasJulio Iglesias
23 September 1943
Singer, Musician, Songwriter

Plácido DomingoPlacido Domingo
21 January 1941
Tenor & Conductor

Andres SegoviaAndres Segovia
21 February 1893

Pablo CasalsPablo Casals
29 December 1876

Isaac AlbenizIsaac Albeniz
29 May 1860
Manuel de FallaManuel de Falla
23 November 1876
Classical music composer

Enrique GranadosEnrique Granados
27 July 1867
Pianist and Composer

Tomas Luis De VictoriaTomas Luis De Victoria
1548 AD
Composer, Singer and Organist
Leroy SanchezLeroy Sanchez
01 September 1991

20 February 1996
15 January 1951

Diego BonetaDiego Boneta
29 November 1990
Actor, Singer, Association football player,

Najwa NimriNajwa Nimri
14 February 1972
Singer, Actor

Daniel BarenboimDaniel Barenboim
15 November 1942
Pianist, Conductor, Music director

Joe HisaishiJoe Hisaishi
06 December 1950
Belinda PeregrínBelinda Peregrín
15 August 1989
Actor, Singer, Pianist, Television actor, Model,

Manu ChaoManu Chao
21 June 1961
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Record producer,

Julio Iglesias, Jr.Julio Iglesias, Jr.
25 February 1973

Lupe FuentesLupe Fuentes
27 January 1987
Paco de LucíaPaco de Lucía
21 December 1947
Guitarist, Composer, Jazz musician, Jazz

Alejandro SanzAlejandro Sanz
18 December 1968
Singer, Musician, Songwriter
10 October 1951

Xavier CugatXavier Cugat
01 January 1900
Conductor, Composer, Jazz musician, Singer,

Pablo AlboránPablo Alborán
31 May 1989
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Guitarist, Pianist,
José Manuel PintoJosé Manuel Pinto
08 November 1975
Association football player, Record producer,

Luis TosarLuis Tosar
13 October 1971
Actor, Film producer, Musician
Camilo SestoCamilo Sesto
16 September 1946
Actor, Singer, Composer, Songwriter

Natalia JiménezNatalia Jiménez
29 December 1981

Francisco TárregaFrancisco Tárrega
21 November 1852
Guitarist, Composer, Classical guitarist, Pianist
Carlos MarínCarlos Marín
13 October 1968
Singer, Opera singer

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David BisbalDavid Bisbal
05 June 1979
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Songwriter, Actor
Joaquín RodrigoJoaquín Rodrigo
22 November 1901
Composer, Choreographer, Pianist, Educationist,

Lola FloresLola Flores
21 January 1923
Actor, Singer, Choreographer

Jesús FrancoJesús Franco
12 May 1930

Camarón de la IslaCamarón de la Isla
05 December 1950
Street artist, Singer
Jaime AlguersuariJaime Alguersuari
23 March 1990
Formula One driver, Racecar driver, Disc jockey
Mala RodríguezMala Rodríguez
13 February 1979
Singer, Songwriter

Victoria AbrilVictoria Abril
04 July 1959
Television actor, Singer, Jazz musician, Film

Pablo de SarasatePablo de Sarasate
10 March 1844
Composer, Violinist

Alberto IglesiasAlberto Iglesias
1955 AD
composer, film score composer
Enrique BunburyEnrique Bunbury
11 August 1967
Singer-songwriter, Singer, Songwriter

Leonor WatlingLeonor Watling
28 July 1975
Actor, Singer, Musician, Songwriter

Joaquín SabinaJoaquín Sabina
12 February 1949
Singer-songwriter, Poet, Singer, Writer,

Concha BuikaConcha Buika
11 May 1972
Singer, Film score composer

Jordi SavallJordi Savall
01 August 1941
Composer, Musicologist, Conductor, Viol player
DJ SammyDJ Sammy
19 October 1969
Club DJ, Disc jockey

Diego El CigalaDiego El Cigala
27 December 1968
Rosario FloresRosario Flores
04 November 1963
Actor, Singer, Musician

Ana TorrojaAna Torroja
28 December 1959
Singer, Songwriter

Raquel del RosarioRaquel del Rosario
03 November 1982
Amaia MonteroAmaia Montero
26 August 1976
Singer, Songwriter

Manny CharltonManny Charlton
25 July 1941
Fernando SorFernando Sor
14 February 1778
guitarist, composer, classical guitarist

Marta SánchezMarta Sánchez
08 May 1956

Joan Manuel SerratJoan Manuel Serrat
27 December 1943
Singer-songwriter, Composer, Singer, Writer

11 October 1948

09 May 1978
actor, singer
Ruth LorenzoRuth Lorenzo
10 November 1982
Singer, Actor

Maria MalibranMaria Malibran
24 March 1808

21 January 1979

Federico MompouFederico Mompou
16 April 1893
Composer, Pianist
Narciso García YepesNarciso García Yepes
14 November 1927
Spanish musician

1085 AD
29 May 1982

Alicia de LarrochaAlicia de Larrocha
23 May 1923

Antonio SolerAntonio Soler
03 December 1729
Composer, Organist, Musicologist, Music theorist,
Juan MaganJuan Magan
30 September 1978

Cristóbal de MoralesCristóbal de Morales
1500 AD
José IturbiJosé Iturbi
28 November 1895

Paco PeñaPaco Peña
01 June 1942
Spanish composer

Joaquín TurinaJoaquín Turina
09 December 1882
Carlos MontoyaCarlos Montoya
13 December 1903

Russian RedRussian Red
20 November 1985
singer, songwriter
Juan Crisóstomo ArriagaJuan Crisóstomo Arriaga
27 January 1806

Juan del EncinaJuan del Encina
12 July 1468

Francisco GuerreroFrancisco Guerrero
04 October 1528

Luis de MilánLuis de Milán
1500 AD
Manuel del Popolo GarcíaManuel del Popolo García
21 January 1775
Singer and composer
Antonio de CabezónAntonio de Cabezón
30 March 1510

Rafael Frühbeck de BurgosRafael Frühbeck de Burgos
15 September 1933

Celedonio RomeroCeledonio Romero
02 March 1913

Vicente Martín y SolerVicente Martín y Soler
02 May 1754
Felipe PedrellFelipe Pedrell
19 February 1841

Juan CabanillesJuan Cabanilles
06 September 1644

El Principe GitanoEl Principe Gitano
07 April 1928

Joaquin CarbonellJoaquin Carbonell
12 August 1947

Vicente EspinelVicente Espinel
28 December 1550
Carlos SurinachCarlos Surinach
04 March 1915

Amadeu Vives i RoigAmadeu Vives i Roig
18 November 1871
Lucas FernándezLucas Fernández
1474 AD