Juan Gabriel

1950 - 2016

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Alberto Aguilera Valadez (Spanish pronunciation: [alˈβeɾto aɣiˈleɾa βalaˈðes]; January 7, 1950 – August 28, 2016), known professionally as Juan Gabriel (pronounced [ˈxwaŋ ɡaˈβɾjel] (listen)), was a Mexican singer, songwriter and actor. Colloquially nicknamed as Juanga (pronounced [ˈxwaŋɡa]) and El Divo de Juárez, Juan Gabriel was known for his flamboyant style, which broke barriers within the Latin music industry. Widely considered one of the best and most prolific Mexican composers and singers of all time, he has been referred to as a pop icon.Having sold an estimated of 60 million records worldwide, Juan Gabriel was among Latin America's best selling singer-songwriters. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Juan Gabriel has received more than 3,249,572 page views. His biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Juan Gabriel is the 524th most popular singer (up from 542nd in 2019), the 106th most popular biography from Mexico (up from 113th in 2019) and the 4th most popular Mexican Singer.

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Among singers, Juan Gabriel ranks 524 out of 3,541Before him are Paul Di'Anno, Stromae, Mohammad-Reza Shajarian, Lana Del Rey, Kathleen Ferrier, and Alexis Korner. After him are Gino Paoli, Bobby Kimball, Wilson Pickett, Brenda Lee, Alan Stivell, and José van Dam.

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Among people born in 1950, Juan Gabriel ranks 130Before him are Frank Stallone, Roger Hodgson, Seiichi Sakiya, Sebastião Lazaroni, Laura Esquivel, and Kazuhisa Kono. After him are William Sadler, Lindsay Duncan, Seiki Ichihara, Randy Quaid, Péter Esterházy, and Megumi Ogawa. Among people deceased in 2016, Juan Gabriel ranks 158Before him are Arthur Hiller, Götz George, Scotty Moore, Rick Parfitt, Chus Lampreave, and Fredrik Barth. After him are Franciszek Macharski, Marc Riboud, Dragan Nikolić, Louis Pilot, Péter Esterházy, and Frank Finlay.

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In Mexico

Among people born in Mexico, Juan Gabriel ranks 106 out of 487Before him are Adolfo Ruiz Cortines (1889), Tomás Balcázar (1931), Lupe Vélez (1908), Rosario Castellanos (1925), Laura Esquivel (1950), and Emilio Portes Gil (1890). After him are Miguel Miramón (1832), Antonio Aguilar (1919), Ignacio Trelles (1916), Sebastián Lerdo de Tejada (1823), Nicolás Bravo (1786), and Carlos Chávez (1899).

Among SINGERS In Mexico

Among singers born in Mexico, Juan Gabriel ranks 4Before him are Vicente Fernández (1940), Thalía (1971), and Jorge Negrete (1910). After him are Lila Downs (1968), José Alfredo Jiménez (1926), Paulina Rubio (1971), Luis Miguel (1970), Marco Antonio Solís (1959), Anahí (1983), Alejandro Fernández (1971), and Dulce María (1985).

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