|Birth name||Vicente Fernández Gómez|
|Born||February 17, 1940
Huentitán el Alto, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
|Genres||Ranchera, Bolero, Ballad|
Vicente Fernández Gómez (born February 17, 1940) is an retired-Mexican singer and actor. He is known as Chente or El Rey De La Canción Ranchera (The King of Ranchera Music). He had sold over 50 million copies worldwide. Fernandez had won seven Latin Grammy Awards and one Grammy Award. His career has spanned for over 35 years until his retirement in 2013.
Fernández was born on February 17, 1940 in Jalisco, Mexico. He had three children including Mexican singer Alejandro Fernández. In 2013, Fernández retired because of his illness of kidney cancer and a liver tumor.
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- Jeff Tamarkin (Rovi Corporation). "Vicente Fernández - Biography". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. http://www.billboard.com/artist/430831/vicente-fernandez/biography. Retrieved 2012-08-15.