Juan Pina

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Birthday
18, 1951
Birthplace
Colombia
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
18, 1951 (age 67)
Birthplace
Colombia

About

Famous for his work in the tropical and vallenato music genres, he won a 2012 Latin Grammy for Le Canta a San Jacinto, as well as four Congo de Oro awards for his earlier work.

Before Fame

He began his career by performing with his father's music group Juan Pina and Boys and went on to establish, along with his brother Carlos, a band called La Orquesta de los Hermanos Pina.

Trivia

He collaborated with Joe Arroyo on several recordings.

Family Life

The son of Juan de la Cruz Pina and Blanca Rosa Valderrama, he spent his youth in San Marcos, Sucre, Colombia. He later fathered seven children (all girls).

Associated With

He and fellow Colombian vocalist Carlos Vives both won Latin Grammy Awards for their work.