Joan Sebastian at Pepsi Center on August 22, 2009.
|Birth name||Jose Manuel Figueroa|
|Born||April 8, 1951|
Juliantla, Guerrero, Mexico
|Died||July 13, 2015 (aged 64)|
Teacalco, Guerrero, Mexico
|Occupation(s)||Singer/composer, actor, producer|
José Manuel Figueroa Sr. (April 8, 1951 – July 13, 2015), better known as Joan Sebastian (pronounced [xoˈan seβaˈstjan]), was a Mexican singer-songwriter. He has written over a thousand songs including compositions for Vicente Fernández, Lucero, Pepe Aguilar, and Rocío Dúrcal. His music is a mixture of Latin pop, ranchera and grupera music.
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- Edmundo Perez Que me entierren con narcocorridos 2012 "... de Marco Enrique Yépez Uribe, el Jarocho o el Comandante Alex, principal testigo de la PGR, era un rancho situado en Juliantla, Guerrero, propiedad del cantante José Manuel Figueroa, conocido artísticamente como Joan Sebastian.
- "Muere el cantante Joan Sebastian". Televisa (in Spanish). July 13, 2015. Archived from the original on July 14, 2015. Retrieved July 14, 2015.
- "Joan Sebastian Dies: 'El Rey Del Jaripeo' Dead At 64, Loses Battle With Cancer". Latin Times. 13 July 2015.
- "Muere Joan Sebastian, el cantautor mexicano". El Mundo (in Spanish). Unidad Editorial. July 14, 2015. Retrieved July 14, 2015.
- Tinoco, Armando (July 13, 2015). "Joan Sebastian Dies: 'El Rey Del Jaripeo' Dead At 64, Loses Battle With Cancer". Latin Times. Retrieved July 14, 2015.
- Cobo, Lelia (July 13, 2015). "Joan Sebastian, Mexican Music Superstar, Dies at 64". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Retrieved July 14, 2015.
- "Mexican ballad singer Joan Sebastian dies at age 64". Denver Post. July 13, 2015. Retrieved July 14, 2015.
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