Most popular spanish singers/musicians in Spain of all time.by Spark872 | created - 20 Mar 2013 | updated - 20 Mar 2013 | Public
Actor | The Book of Life
Although born in Madrid, Spain, Placido Domingo spent a major portion of his life living in Mexico City where he graduated from the Mexico City Conservatory. His first operatic performance was in a staging of La Traviata in Monterrey playing Alfredo. He was then a Tenor for the Israel National ...
14. Lola Flores
Actress | Una señora estupenda
Since very young she is famous as a dancer and singer of andalusian folklore. In 1939 she debuts in cinema in the role of a gipsy. Her greatest success is in folklore shows with Manolo Caracol as artistic partner till 1951. She marries in 1958 to the guitarrist Antonio González "El Pescaílla".
Soundtrack | Ha llegado un ángel
Spanish actress and singer. She was discovered by her future producer Manuel J. Goyanes in an exhibition of the "Coros y Danzas de Málaga" in TVE in 1959. Her debut in cinema was in 1960. She complemented her activity in cinema with records, recitals and TV-shows.
Soundtrack | Tommy Boy
Mocedades is a Spanish singing group formed in 1969 and still active in 2013. In 1967 in the Basque city of Bilbao, Amaya, Izaskun and Estibaliz Uranga formed a group called "The Uranga Sisters". While performing in and around their hometown other brothers and friends joined the group. In 1969 they...
25. Miguel Bosé
Actor | Tacones lejanos
For the past 30 years Miguel Bose has been a major force in Latin Music, crossing all genres but always maintaining an electronic beat. He grew up with Picasso and Ernest Hemingway, who where family friends. In 2007 to celebrate his 30 year career he made the album "Papito" in collaboration with ...
28. Rocío Dúrcal
Actress | Acompáñame
Rocío Durcal, was born María de los Angeles de las Heras Ortíz, in Madrid, Spain on October 4th, 1945. At the age of 10, she took part in the radio show, 'Conozca a sus Vecinos' ('Meet Your Neighbours'). In these shows, Marietta (her familiar nickname, pronounced Mar-ee-etta) charmed the audience ...
31. David Bisbal
Soundtrack | Operación triunfo
David Bisbal was born on 5 June 1979 in Almería, Spain. His father was a boxer and he wanted his son to fight as well, but David preferred music. After quitting school at the age of 18, he began to sing in a small town band called "Orquesta Expresiones". In 2001, he appeared on the three-month TV ...
35. Sara Montiel
Actress | La violetera
Sara Montiel was born in the village of Campo de Criptana, province of Ciudad Real, in the region of Castille-La Mancha, Spain. Her parents were Isidoro Abad, a peasant, and Maria Vicenta Fernández, a door-to-door beautician. The future star was christened Maria Antonia Alejandra Abad Fernández. ...
Soundtrack | Mamma Roma
"The Little Nightingale", as he was widely known in Spain when he became a widely successful child star, had a very troubled childhood that led to an even more troubled life as an adult. José Jiménez Fernández was born in Beas de Segura (Jaén, Andalucía, Spain), on February 11, 1943, although some ...
41. José Carreras
Soundtrack | Bats
Josep Maria Carreras i Coll was born on December 5, 1946, in Barcelona, Spain. His father was the owner of a small chemical plant. Young Carreras showed early interest in music after seeing Mario Lanza in the film The Great Caruso (1951) at the age of 6. He gave his first public performance on the ...
51. Enrique Iglesias
Soundtrack | Once Upon a Time in Mexico
Enrique Miguel Iglesias Preysler was born in Madrid, Spain, to Spanish singer Julio Iglesias and Spanish-Filipino socialite Isabel Preysler. In 1979, his parents' marriage was annulled. He was eight years old when he moved to the U.S., and at the age of 15, secretly began writing music. He studied ...
60. David Bustamante
Soundtrack | Operación triunfo
David Bustamante Hoyos was born March 25, 1982 in San Vicente de la Barquera (Cantabria), Spain. Simple, humble and pure emotion, David Bustamante's opportunity knocked in September of 2001 in the form of a television contest called Operación triunfo (2001). The program was an astonishing ...