|Birth name||Pedro Pubill Calaf|
24 March 1935|
Mataró, Province of Barcelona, Spain
|Died||27 August 2014
Barcelona, Province of Barcelona, Spain
|Occupations||Singer-songwriter, composer, musician, actor|
Peret was known for his 1971 single, Borriquito (Ariola Records). Peret represented Spain at the Eurovision Song Contest in 1974 and performed during the closing ceremony at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. In 2001, Peret recorded and released Rey De La Rumba (King of the Rumba).
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- Spanish pronunciation: [ˈpeðɾo] Catalan pronunciation: [puˈβiʎ kəˈɫaf]
- Juan Puchades: Biography from Peret's official site
- RTVE (27 August 2014). "Muere Peret, el padre de la rumba catalana" (in Spanish). http://www.rtve.es/noticias/20140827/muere-peret-padre-rumba-catalana-los-anos/1000301.shtml.
- Barclay, Simon. Eurovision Song Contest - The Complete & Independent Guide 2010. Simon Barclay. pp. 58–. ISBN 978-1-4457-8415-1. http://books.google.com/books?id=BfuBF7fOnyoC&pg=PA58. Retrieved 25 May 2011.