Juan Luis GuerraDominican artist who won the award for Best Merengue and/or Bachata album at the recent Latin Grammys, will arrive in Peru next week to offer two presentations, this November 22 and 23 at Arena Peru.
The artist born in Santo Domingo is considered one of the greatest exponents of Latin music in the world. His international success came after “I hope it rains coffee”in 1990, a record that included songs like: “Visa for a dream”“From your mouth”“Woman of Callao”Y “My queen”.
Then cast “Pink bachata”with the compositions “Like a bee to the honeycomb“Little stars and goblins”“To ask for his hand”“The bilirubin”“Love bubbles” Y “reforest me”.
Secondly, Juan Luis Guerra It is generally associated with bachata, and although this association is partly true, the artist really uses the basic concepts of the rhythm to which it is associated, but with a more melodic bolero touch.
Likewise, it is not limited to one style of music, but rather incorporates various musical rhythms including merengue, bolero, bachata, ballad, salsa, rock and roll, and even gospel.
In the following lines we tell you five facts about the Dominican musician that you probably do not know.
1. Before dedicating himself to music, Juan Luis Guerra studied philosophy and letters at the Autonomous University of Santo Domingo. He then devoted himself to music studying music theory and guitar at the Santo Domingo National Conservatory of Music, eventually graduating with a diploma in Jazz composition at Berklee College of Music in Boston.
two. Juan Luis Guerra and his wife Nora Vega They carry 33 years married, the entire musical career of the Dominican. The artist has stated on several occasions that she is “his biggest blessing from him” from him.
3. “The Bilirubin” It is one of the songs with the greatest worldwide success of the Dominican, its lyrics were born on a trip to Panama where the artist got sick and thanks to the medical diagnosis, the catchy song was created.
4. The artist has made different duets throughout his career, but the Dominican singer-songwriter has confessed that one of his great dreams is to sing bachata with the former Beatle, Paul MCCARTNEY.
5. One of his sons, Jean Gabriel Guerra, has worked with him in the production of several of his music videos while serving as a director. Among these, “Tus besos” and “Muchachita linda” stand out, the latter being a song dedicated to his daughter Paulina de él.