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Joan Sebastian

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Birthday
8, 1951
Birthplace
Julianta, Mexico
Death Date
Jul 13, 2015 (64)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
8, 1951
Birthplace
Julianta, Mexico
Death Date
Jul 13, 2015 (64)

About

Mexican singer and songwriter who blended pop, ranchera, and grupera music to win numerous Grammy Awards.

Before Fame

He started his singing career in 1977, with his first single titled "El Camino de Amor."

Trivia

He had a part in the hit Mexican telenovela Tú y Yo.

Family Life

He has eight children, including Julian Figueroa and singer Jose Manuel Figueroa. He was married to Maribel Guardia from 1992 to 1996.

Associated With

He and Marco Antonio Solis both earned Latin Grammy Awards for Best Regional Song. Sebastian took the honors for "Afortunado" in 2003 while Solis won for "Tu Amor O Tu Desprecio" in 2004.