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Joselito (singer)

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Name  José Fernández
Occupation(s)  Actor, singer

Years active  1950-19722009-2011
Role  Film star
José Jiménez Fernández, also known Joselito, smiling near the sea and wearing a white shirt along with a brown necklace.
Born  11 February 1943 (age 78) Beas de Segura, Jaen, Spain (1943-02-11)
Albums  La Voz De Oro, Legando Una Tradicion, Ninos Prodigios
Ex-spouse  Ascension Laurent, Mari Fe Gabaldon
Movies  Loca juventud, The White Horse, Joselito vagabundo, Spanish Movie, Torrente 4: Lethal Crisis

Birth name  Jose Jimenez Fernandez
Full name  José Jiménez Fernández

Similar  Marisol (actress), Libertad Lamarque, Antonio Aguilar

Joselito canta granada


José Jiménez Fernández (born 11 February 1943), commonly known as Joselito, was a child star in Spain during the 1950s and 1960s.

Joselito as a child in the music video of his song titled Campanera.

Joselito was born in Beas de Segura (Jaén), northeast Andalucia in Spain. Joselito made his film debut at the age of 13 and began making other films, including The Little Nightingale, The Song of the Nightingale, The Nightingale in the Mountains, Listen to My Song, The Little Colonel, Aventuras de Joselito en América, The Two Little Rascals, Lovely Memory, and The White Horse with Antonio Aguilar. Besides acting, Joselito was a popular child singer with a very distinguished voice having sung such songs as "La Campanera", "Dónde estará mi vida", "Gorrioncillo pecho amarillo", "En un pueblito español", "Clavelitos", "Doce Cascabeles", "Las Golondrinas", "El Pastor", "Granada" and "Ave María". He toured several countries in his youth.

He was out of the public eye until adulthood, when he became a media entrepreneur. In 1990, he was arrested by Angolan authorities on charges of gun and drug trafficking. Subsequently, he was deported to Spain, where he was jailed. In 2002 La Jaula del Ruiseñor was released, an authorized biography of Joselito's life. There he wrote that jail was the best thing that had ever happened to him and that it had helped him to overcome his drug addiction as well as to give him a different outlook on life.

Joselito featured on the DVD Cover of his song album titled Joselito.

Upon his release, he has participated in the Spanish version of the Survivor television series, and collaborated on the movie Spanish Movie, and he is currently living in Utiel (Valencia).

Joselito as a child featured on the promotional art for his song El Ruiseñor or A Nightingale in English.

References

Joselito (singer) Wikipedia


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