Vicente Fernández

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Vicente Fernández
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Background information
Birth nameVicente Fernández Gómez
Born (1940-02-17) February 17, 1940 (age 81)
Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
GenresRanchera, Bolero, Ballad
Occupation(s)Singer, actor
Years active1968–present
LabelsSony Music

Vicente Fernández Gómez (born February 17, 1940) is a 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 eight Latin Grammy Awards and three 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.[1] He had three children including Mexican singer Alejandro Fernández.

Fernández was hospitalized after falling at his home in Guadalajara on August 6, 2021.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Jeff Tamarkin (Rovi Corporation). "Vicente Fernández - Biography". Billboard. Prometheus Global Media. Archived from the original on 2017-09-21. Retrieved 2012-08-15.
  2. "Vicente Fernández in 'Serious But Stable' Condition After Severe Fall". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved August 10, 2021.

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