Famous Spanish Singers

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Enrique Iglesias
(Singer-Songwriter and One of the Best-Selling Latin Music Artists)
Enrique Iglesias
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Birthdate: May 8, 1975
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain

One of the most popular Spanish singer-songwriters of all time, Enrique Iglesias is widely known as the King of Latin Pop. Having sold more than 180 million records worldwide, Enrique Iglesias is among the best-selling Latin music artists list. He often uses his popularity to help raise funds to benefit humanitarian organizations like the American Red Cross.

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Rosalia
(Singer)
Rosalia
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Birthdate: September 25, 1993
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sant Esteve Sesrovires, Spain

Grammy-winning Spanish flamenco singer Rosalia is quite a sensation in Latin music and has often experimented with R&B, hip-hop, and electronic music, too. She gained global fame with the single Malamente and also scripted history as the first-ever Spanish-language artist to gain a Best New Artist nomination at the Grammys.

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Julio Iglesias
(Singer-songwriter - One of The Best-Selling Hispanic Artist of All-Time)
Julio Iglesias
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Birthdate: September 23, 1943
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Legendary Spanish singer Julio Iglesias, father of singer Enrique Iglesias, won the first Guinness Diamond Disc for selling the most albums in the most languages ever. A Hall of Fame of Latin Composers inductee, he initially played for Real Madrid Castilla before an accident ended his football career.
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Placido Domingo
(Spanish Opera Singer, Conductor and Part of 'The Three Tenors' Operatic Singing Group)
Placido Domingo
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Birthdate: January 21, 1941
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain

Spanish opera singer and conductor Plácido Domingo has performed in a variety of languages, such as English, Italian, French, Spanish, and German. The winner of nine Grammys and five Latin Grammys, he later performed as part of The Three Tenors, with legends Luciano Pavarotti and José Carreras, releasing bestselling albums.

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Montserrat Caballé
(Spanish Operatic Soprano Known for Her Pure and Powerful Vocals With Exquisite Pianissimo)
Montserrat Caballé
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Birthdate: April 12, 1933
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain
Died: October 6, 2018

Spanish opera singer and a legend of classical music, Montserrat Caballé became an international sensation after recording the duet Barcelona, the official anthem for the 1992 Barcelona Olympics, with Freddie Mercury. She is also remembered for his iconic portrayal of the title role of Lucrezia Borgia.

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Mabel
(Singer-songwriter)
Mabel
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Birthdate: February 20, 1996
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Málaga, Spain

Born to a music producer father, Cameron McVey, and a singer mother, Neneh Cherry, Mabel McVey was destined to make a career in music. The English singer-songwriter debuted on SoundCloud with her track Know Me Better. It is believed she had initially used music as a therapy for her anxiety.

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José Carreras
(Spanish Operatic Tenor Known for His Performances in the Operas of 'Donizetti', 'Verdi' and 'Puccini')
José Carreras
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Birthdate: December 5, 1946
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain

José Carreras is a Spanish operatic tenor. He is best known for his performances in the operas of Donizetti, Verdi, and Puccini. Making his debut on the operatic stage at the age of 11, he went on to build an illustrious career in the following decades. A leukemia survivor, he founded the Josep Carreras Leukaemia Foundation.  

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Najwa Nimri
(Best Known for Her Role as 'Alicia Sierra' in the Spanish Series 'La Casa De Papel'(Money Heist))
Najwa Nimri
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Birthdate: February 14, 1972
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Pamplona, Navarre, Spain

Najwa Nimri is a Spanish actress and singer best known for playing a  policewoman inspector in the TV drama series La casa de papel. As a singer, she formed the band Najwajean with Carlos Jean and has also released a few solo albums. In 2020, she hosted a podcast called Vis a vis: Cara B. 

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Aitana
(Singer)
Aitana
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Birthdate: June 27, 1999
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sant Climent de Llobregat, Spain

Spanish singer Aitana first gained attention with her YouTube covers and then with the reality show Operación Triunfo. She then released her gold-certified debut single, No Puedo Vivir sin Ti, and later continued to release hits such as Lo Malo and Telephono. She is also known as the Spanish Princess of Pop.

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Belinda Peregrín
(Spanish-Mexican Singer, Songwriter and Actress)
Belinda Peregrín
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Birthdate: August 15, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain

Mexican singer-songwriter and actress Belinda Peregrín, tagged as "Princess of Latin Pop" by international press is best known for her commercially hit studio albums like Belinda and Utopía and singles like Vivir, which made her the third best-selling female Mexican act. She also had screen success with films like The Cheetah Girls 2 and Mexican telenovelas like Amigos x siempre.   

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Lilian Garcia
(Singer, Ring announcer, Beauty pageant contestant)
Lilian Garcia
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Birthdate: August 19, 1966
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: San Juan

The daughter of a US Embassy employee, Lilian Garcia was born in Spain. She was a singer as a child and worked as an RJ after graduation, following which she soared to fame as a WWE announcer. She scripted history when she became the first female announcer at WrestleMania.

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Manu Chao
(French-Spanish singer.)
Manu Chao
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Birthdate: June 21, 1961
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France

Born to Spanish parents in Paris, Latin Grammy-winning artist Manu Chao is one of the pioneers of Latin alternative rock. His French rock band Mano Negra has delivered hits in English, Spanish, and Arabic. His solo career has seen him release international hits such as Clandestino and Me Gustas Tu.

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Xavier Cugat
(Conductor, Composer, Jazz musician, Singer, Bandleader)
Xavier Cugat
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Birthdate: January 1, 1900
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Girona
Died: October 27, 1990

Xavier Cugat was a Spanish musician and bandleader. He studied classical violin as a child and began working in silent films to support his family. He grew up to become a successful musician and played a leading role in the spread of Latin music. Besides music, he was also a cartoonist and a restaurateur. He was married five times. 

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Edurne
(Spanish Singer and Television Presenter Best Known for Her Part in the Show 'Operación Triunfo')
Edurne
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Birthdate: December 22, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain

Spanish singer-actor Edurne started her career as a child actor and later soared to fame with the show Operación Triunfo. She then released hit singles such as Amores Dormidos and Despierta, and was part of the Spanish version of Britain’s Got Talent. She is also the wife of Spanish footballer David De Gea.

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Alejandro Sanz
(Spanish Singer-Songwriter and Composer Known for His 1997 Album ‘Más')
Alejandro Sanz
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Birthdate: December 18, 1968
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain

Alejandro Sanz is a Spanish singer, musician, and composer, who has won 22 Latin Grammy Awards and four Grammy Awards. He is best known for his flamenco-influenced ballads. A versatile singer, he often experiments with different genres, such as pop, funk, rock, jazz, and R&B. He has collaborated with artists like Shakira, Alicia Keys, and Juanes. 

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Julio Iglesias, Jr.
(Spanish Pop Singer and Elder Brother of Singer 'Enrique Iglesias')
Julio Iglesias, Jr.
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Birthdate: February 25, 1973
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain

Julio Iglesias, Jr. is a Spanish singer. He is the son of singer Julio Iglesias and journalist Isabel Preysler.  Enrique Iglesias is his brother. Julio Jr. began his career as a model and was offered acting gigs. However, he declined the acting offers to focus on music. He has participated in several reality TV shows.  

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Camilo Sesto
(Spanish Pop Rock Musician, Songwriter and Music Producer)
Camilo Sesto
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Birthdate: September 16, 1946
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Alcoy, Spain
Died: August 8, 2019

Camilo Sesto was a Spanish singer wgo began his musical career playing in bands before deciding to go solo. He became popular for his hits like Fresa Salvaje, Algo de Mi, and El Amor de Mi Vid. He was also a successful songwriter and music producer and gained praise for his role in the Spanish version of Jesus Christ Superstar.

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Álvaro Soler
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Birthdate: January 9, 1991
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain

Álvaro Soler is a Spanish-German singer who rose to fame following the success of his 2015 hit single El Mismo Sol. He is especially popular in Europe and Latin America. Interested in music from an early age, he began his career by forming a musical band as a young man. As of today, he has released many albums and singles. 

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Carlos Marín
(Spanish Baritone Singer and a Member of the Classical Crossover Group 'Il Divo')
Carlos Marín
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Birthdate: October 13, 1968
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Rüsselsheim, Germany
Died: December 19, 2021

Spanish singer, actor and baritone, Carlos Marín is a member of the popular multi-national classical crossover vocal group Il Divo. Marin has also spawned solo studio albums Little Caruso and Mijn Lieve Mama, performed in musicals like Les Misérables and Grease, earned acclaim as primo baritono in operas like The Barber of Seville and Madame Butterfly, and participated in zarzuela.

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Alfredo Kraus
(Spanish Tenor Noted for His Remarkable Performances in Bel Canto Roles)
Alfredo Kraus
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Birthdate: November 24, 1927
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Las Palmas, Canary Islands, Spain
Died: September 10, 1999
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La Veneno
(Singer Actress)
La Veneno
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Birthdate: March 19, 1964
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Adra, Almería, Spain
Died: November 9, 2016
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Lola Flores
(Spanish Actress, Bailaora and Singer)
Lola Flores
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Birthdate: January 21, 1923
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Jerez de la Frontera, Spain
Died: May 16, 1995

Lola Flores was a Spanish singer, dancer, and actress turned businesswoman. She received training in dance as a child and made her debut as a teenager. She had a successful career touring throughout Latin America. She also appeared in many films and is considered an icon of traditional Andalusian folklore. All of her children also entered the entertainment industry. 

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Miguel Bosé
(Musician, Actor)
Miguel Bosé
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Birthdate: April 3, 1956
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Panama City, Panama

Miguel Bosé is a Spanish pop new wave musician and actor who has been active in the entertainment industry for five decades. He studied acting, dancing, and singing and began his career as an actor. He eventually forayed into music as well. He is openly gay and is in a long-term relationship with sculptor Ignacio Palau. 

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C. Tangana
(Rapper)
C. Tangana
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Birthdate: July 16, 1990
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
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David Bisbal
(One of the Best-Selling Spanish Singer-Songwriters of All Time)
David Bisbal
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Birthdate: June 5, 1979
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Almería, Spain

David Bisbal is a Spanish singer, songwriter, and actor who rose to fame following his appearance in the reality TV show Operación Triunfo. He has since built a successful entertainment career with several live and studio albums to his name. A crossover international artist, he is popular throughout Europe and Latin America and has sold more than six million records. 

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Pablo Alborán
(Spanish Pop Singer Best Known for His Singles ‘Perdóname’ and ‘Solamente Tú')
Pablo Alborán
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Birthdate: May 31, 1989
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Málaga, Spain

Pablo Alborán is a Spanish singer-songwriter and musician. He developed a love for music at a young age and learned to play several instruments. He began his career playing with a Flamenco band and has since pursued a successful solo career. He has been nominated for several Latin Grammy Awards. He openly came out as homosexual in 2020. 

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Isabel Pantoja
(Singer who released Se me enamora el alma, her most commercial album)
Isabel Pantoja
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Birthdate: August 2, 1956
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Seville, Spain
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Luisito Rey
(Singer, Composer)
Luisito Rey
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Birthdate: June 28, 1945
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cádiz, Spain
Died: December 9, 1992
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Jeanette
(Lead Singer of Spanish Teenage Folk-Pop Band 'Pic-Nic' )
Jeanette
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Birthdate: October 10, 1951
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: London, England

English-born Spanish singer Jeanette, considered a cult-artist, caught attention as lead-singer of teenage folk-pop band Pic-Nic that topped the charts in 1968 with their lead single Cállate, niña penned by Jeanette. She redefined her career as a romantic balladist with the hit single Soy rebelde and furthered it with albums like Corazón de poeta and singles like Porque te vas.

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Victoria Abril
(Spanish Film Actress and Singer Known for Her Performance in the Film ‘Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!')
Victoria Abril
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Birthdate: July 4, 1959
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain

Victoria Abril is a Spanish singer and actress. International audiences mainly recognize her for her role in the film ¡Átame! She began her career in the mid-1970s and found fame almost immediately. In the ensuing years, she appeared in films in Italy, France, and Iceland as well. She made her debut as a singer with a Bossanova-jazz album in 2005.

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Natalia Jiménez
(Spanish Pop Singer)
Natalia Jiménez
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Birthdate: December 29, 1981
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain

Spanish singer-songwriter Natalia Jiménez began her career at the age of fifteen singing on streets and subways. At twenty, she signed agreement with Sony Music and became the lead singer of La Quinta Estación, releasing her debut album at the age of thirty. Recipient of several awards, including Latin Grammy and Grammy, she has so far sold more than 3 million albums worldwide.

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Sara Montiel
(Actress who became the most internationally popular and highest paid star of Spanish cinema in the 1960s)
Sara Montiel
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Birthdate: March 10, 1928
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Campo de Criptana, Spain
Died: April 8, 2013
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Victoria de los Ángeles
(Spanish Soprano and Recitalist)
Victoria de los Ángeles
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Birthdate: November 1, 1923
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain
Died: January 15, 2005

Spanish lyric soprano Victoria de los Ángeles was a sensation in the 1950s and 1960s. While she initially trained in the guitar, she later switched to voice and the piano. Following her opera debut with Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro, she later performed at venues such as La Scala and the Metropolitan Opera.

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Enrique Bunbury
(Rock Singer Known for His Time as the Lead Vocalist of ‘Héroes de Silencio')
Enrique Bunbury
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Birthdate: August 11, 1967
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Zaragoza, Aragon, Spain

Enrique Bunbury is a Spanish singer-songwriter who rose to fame as the lead singer of the rock band Héroes del Silencio. He built a solo career following the band’s disbandment. Active in the music scene since the early 1980s, he is known for constantly reinventing his music. He received the Icon Award from SESAC Latina Music Awards in 2019. 

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Pablo Hasel
(Rapper)
Pablo Hasel
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Birthdate: August 9, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Lleida, Catalonia, Spain
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Leonor Watling
(Spanish Actress Known for Her Roles in Films: 'Oxford Murders', 'Talk to Her' and 'Bad Education')
Leonor Watling
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Birthdate: July 28, 1975
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain

Born to a British mother and a Spanish father in Madrid, Leonor Watling initially wished to a ballerina but had to quit training due to a knee injury. She then turned toward acting and later earned Goya nominations for two Spanish films. She also dubbed for Anne Hathaway in Hoodwinked.

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Leroy Sanchez
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Birthdate: September 1, 1991
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Abetxuko

Spanish singer Leroy Sanchez is a self-taught musician who made a name for himself through YouTube covers such as Adele’s Hello on his channel superleroyvv. He had also been a background vocalist on American Idol. Discovered by producer Jim Jonsin, he was later  nominated for a Teen Choice Award, too.

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Natalia Sánchez
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Birthdate: March 27, 1990
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
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Rosario Flores
(Latin-Grammy Award Winning Spanish Pop Singer)
Rosario Flores
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Birthdate: November 4, 1963
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain

Rosario Flores is a Spanish singer and actress. She is the daughter of musician Antonio González and singer Lola Flores. A successful performer in her own right, she is a two-time Latin Grammy Award winner. As an actress, she has appeared in films and TV shows, such as  Talk to Her, Against the Wind, and Brigada Central. 

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Cecilia Krull
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Birthdate: June 29, 1986
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
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Ana Mena
(Singer Actress)
Ana Mena
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Birthdate: February 25, 1997
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Estepona, Spain
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Concha Buika
(Spanish Jazz Singer)
Concha Buika
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Birthdate: May 11, 1972
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Palma, Spain

Concha Buika is a Spanish singer who has been active in the music industry for two decades. She is the daughter of writer Juan Balboa. As a singer and composer, she derives inspiration from a wide range of genres including jazz, flamenco, pop, soul, and African polyrhythm. She is internationally famous and has performed in US, Europe, and Latin America. 

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Camarón de la Isla
(Former Flamenco singer known for his collaborations with Paco de Lucia and Tomatito)
Camarón de la Isla
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Birthdate: December 5, 1950
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: San Fernando, Spain
Died: July 2, 1992

Spanish Romani flamenco singer Camarón de la Isla, counted among all-time greatest flamenco singers, is best-remembered for his collaborations with Paco de Lucía and Tomatito. The three remained instrumental in reviving flamenco during second half of the 20th century. Camarón’s albums with de Lucía include Canastera and Castillo de Arena and with Tomatito include Flamenco Vivo and Paris 1987.  

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Antonio Flores
(Singer-songwriter)
Antonio Flores
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Birthdate: November 14, 1961
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain
Died: May 30, 1995

Antonio Flores was a Spanish actor and singer-songwriter. He is best remembered for his pop rock style and his songs cover a wide range of genres. As an actor, Flores is known for starring alongside American actress Sharon Stone in the 1989 Spanish drama film Blood and Sand. At age 33, Flores committed suicide two weeks after his mother's demise.

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Abraham Mateo
(Singer Known for His Soulful & Dance-Oriented Music)
Abraham Mateo
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Birthdate: August 25, 1998
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: San Fernando, Spain

Abraham Mateo is a Spanish singer, record producer, songwriter, and actor. Renowned for his dance-oriented and soulful music, Mateo has contributed to the soundtrack of popular movies, such as Minions and Frozen. Over the course of his career, Abraham Mateo has received prestigious awards like the Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards.

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Montserrat Martí
(Spanish Soprano Who Is the Daughter of Soprano Montserrat Caballé)
Montserrat Martí
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Birthdate: November 15, 1972
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Barcelona, Spain

The daughter of soprano Montserrat Caballé and tenor Bernabé Martí, Montserrat Martí, or Montsita, is a renowned Spanish soprano in her own right. Known for playing roles such as Zerlina in Mozart’s Don Giovanni, she has also been part of many charitable concerts. She has also sung with her mother.

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Joaquín Sabina
(Singer-songwriter, Poet)
Joaquín Sabina
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Birthdate: February 12, 1949
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Úbeda, Spain

Joaquín Sabina had begun writing lyrics at age 14. The legendary Spanish singer and songwriter mostly sings on heartbreak and love. Apart from releasing triple-platinum tracks such as Vinagre y Rosas, he has also penned books on poetry. He once went on a 4-year hiatus after a stroke.

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Soledad Miranda
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Birthdate: July 9, 1943
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Seville, Spain
Died: August 18, 1970
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Raquel del Rosario
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Birthdate: November 3, 1982
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Teror, Spain
Andrés Ceballos Sánchez
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Birthdate: August 31, 1992
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Madrid, Spain