Fonseca

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Date of Birth May 29, 1979
Place of Birth Colombia
Age 41 years old
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Fonseca (singer)

Born in Bogota, Colombia, Juan Fernando Fonseca, better known as Fonseca chose music at an early age, studying music formally at institutions such as Javeriana University in Bogota and Berklee College of Music in Boston. Fonseca's self-titled debut gained him considerable attention in Colombia. His second album released Corazón explored the crossroads where pop/rock influences meet the vallenato, bullerengue, and tambora. Gratitud followed in 2008, with Ilusión arriving in 2011. Fonseca recorded Sinfónico in concert with Orquesta Sinfónica Nacional de Colombia in 2013. Released a year later. In early 2015, Fonseca was awarded La Musa Premio Triunfador by the Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame, and in May received the first-ever Contemporary Icon Award at the SESAC Latina Music Awards. In the fall, he released the album Conexión. this album included collaborations with recognized artists like Juanes and Victor Manuelle.

Birth name: Juan Fernando Fonseca
Born: May 29, 1979, Bogotá, Colombia
Genres: Tropipop, Latin pop
Occupation(s): Composer, musician, singer-songwriter
Instruments: Vocals, guitar
Years active: 1997–present
Labels: EMI Capitol (2002-2010), Sony Music (2012-)
Website: Fonseca (singer)'s Official site

About Fonseca

Latin pop musician known for his debut self-titled album and for his Grammy nominated album Ilusión. His songs have made regular appearances at the Latin Grammys since he began his career in 2002.

Before Fame

At only twelve years old, he recorded a song and had 500 copies made to be distributed between family and friends. He went on to study at the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana and the Berklee College of Music.

Achievement

In September 2013, he won the SESAC Latina Radio and TV Performance Award for his single "Eres Mi Sueño."

Family Life

He was born Juan Fernando Fonseca in Bogotá, Colombia as the oldest of five. He met wife Juliana Posada at the age of five. The pair had a daughter in 2010 named Paz Fonseca Posada.

Associations

He performed the song "Estar Lejos" with American world music singer Willie Colon.

Information related to Fonseca (singer)

  • Music of Colombia - The music of Colombia is an expression of Colombian culture, music genres, both traditional and modern, according with the features of each geographic region, although it is not uncommon to find different musical styles in the same region.
  • Singers from Bogotá
  • Colombian pop singers
  • Capitol Latin artists
  • Colombian singer-songwriters
  • Tropipop musicians
  • Colombian philanthropists
  • Colombian male singers
  • Sony Music Latin artists
  • Latin pop singers
  • Latin music songwriters
  • Latin Grammy Award winners
  • Berklee College of Music alumni
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Latest information about Fonseca updated on October 21, 2020.

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