Juan Gabriel

Juan Gabriel



Alberto Aguilera Valadez (Spanish pronunciation: [alˈberto aɣiˈleɾa βalaˈðes]; January 7, 1950 – August 28, 2016),[1] better known by his stage name Juan Gabriel (pronounced [ˈxwaŋ ɡaˈβɾjel]), was a Mexican singer, songwriter and actor.[1][2] Colloquially nicknamed as Juanga[3] (pronounced [ˈxwaŋɡa]) and El Divo de Juárez, Gabriel was known for his flamboyant style, which broke barriers within the Latin music market.[4][5] Widely considered one of the best and most prolific Mexican composers and singers of all time.[6] Considered an icon of pop music. He has sold over 200 million records worlwide during his career.[7]

Having sold over 200 million copies worldwide, Juan Gabriel was among Latin America's best selling singer-songwriters.[8] His nineteenth studio album, Recuerdos, Vol. II, which one source claims is the best-selling album of all time in Mexico, with over eight million copies sold.[9] During his career, Juan Gabriel wrote around 1,800 songs.[5] Among his most recognized penned songs are "Amor Eterno", "Querida", "Yo No Nací Para Amar", "Hasta Que Te Conocí", "El Noa Noa", "No Tengo Dinero", "Abrázame Muy Fuerte", "Te lo Pido por Favor", "En Esta Primavera", "Pero Qué Necesidad", "Te Sigo Amando", "Siempre en Mi Mente, "De Mí Enamórate", and "Lo Pasado, Pasado", among others; all of them, performed by him and many other artists.[10]

On August 28, 2016, Juan Gabriel died of a heart attack at his home in Santa Monica, California, while still on a tour in the United States. Gabriel was posthumously awarded two Latin Grammy Awards for his album Los Dúo, Vol. 2.



Lo Esencial
Lo Esencial is an album by musical group Juan Gabriel, released on April 25, 2017.
Hasta Que Te Conocí
"Hasta Que Te Conocí" ("Until I Met You") is a song written, produced, and performed by Mexican singer-songwriter Juan Gabriel.
Abrázame Muy Fuerte
"Abrázame Muy Fuerte" (English: Hug Me Tightly) is a song written and performed by Mexican singer-songwriter Juan Gabriel.
No Tengo Dinero
"No Tengo Dinero (I Have No Money)" is a song written and recorded by Mexican singer Juan Gabriel for his debut 1971 album El Alma Joven.

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TV Shows2

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200 animal puppets, 6 Pinoy kids, 22 days away–ready for ‘The Lion King’ in Manila?
  –  February 24, 2018
The girls have starred in “Matilda The Musical.” Playing the role of Young Simba are Juan Gabriel Tiongson, 12, Julien Joshua Dolor Jr., 11, and Omar Uddin, 9. Meanwhile, British actor Antony Lawrence (Scar) said he kind of empathizes with the ...
Argentina and Washington: United On Security, Divided On Trade
  –  February 21, 2018
According to Argentine sociologist Juan Gabriel Tokatlian, “the Argentine ambassador in U.S. is repeating, in a very different world context, the logic that guided the foreign policy of Argentina in the 1990s. Macri’s government has forgotten that the ...
Multicultural Education and Counseling through the Arts presents Viva el Amor!
  –  February 16, 2018
MECA's annual concert, Viva el Amor!, will feature Houston Grand Opera performer Vanessa Cerda Alonzo and pianist Esteban Alvarez; honoring legendary Mexican singer Juan Gabriel and classic composer Agustin Lara. Guests will also be able to bid on artwork ...
With Tillerson in Latin America, Monroe is back
  –  February 13, 2018
Juan Gabriel Tokatlian es Profesor Plenario y director del departamento de ciencias políticas y estudios internacionales de la Universidad Torcuato Di Tella en Buenos Aires. Previamente fue profesor en la Universidad de San Andrés, también en Argentina.
From Museums to Mountains, Pride and Patriotism
  –  February 12, 2018
All this while vendors downstairs sold T-shirts with the image of the late singer Juan Gabriel emblazoned across the chest while others negotiated with visitors over the price of a homemade poncho featuring the logo of the Dallas Cowboys. The images of ...

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