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Julio José Iglesias de la Cueva (Madrid23 september 1943) is a Spanish singer, the best selling Spanish artist, and internationally one of the most famous Spanish singers. He is the father of singer Enrique Iglesias.

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Biography[Edit]Edit

[1][2]Julio Iglesias during the Eurovision Song Contest 1970 in Amsterdam

He was professional footballer at Real Madrid, where he was in the goal. In the same time he also began studying law. After an accident that his football career ended, he started writing songs during his rehabilitation. Short time later, he received his law degree at the University of Cambridge.

In 1968 , he won the Benidorm Song festival in Spain with one of his songs, and got a contract with an independent label, Discos Columbia. In the 1970s he married the half-Spanish, half-Filipino Isabel Preysler, and they had three children: Dolores Iglesiasborn on 1 August 1971Julio José Iglesias born on 25 February 1973 and Enrique Iglesias born on May 8, 1975. Julio and his family were expanded at this time pictured on the front pages of various international newspapers and magazines.

On behalf of Spain took Iglesias in 1970 participated in the Eurovision Song Contest. He finished fourth with the song Wendell.

In 1972 , he scored one of his biggest hits with Un canto a Galicia, a song in Galician. It is true that he himself born in Madrid , but his father was of Ourense in Galicia.

In 1978 , he signed a new contract with CBS International, and expanded its Spanish-language repertoire with songs in English,French and Italian.

In 1979 he had a big hit with Quiereme mucho.

In 1984 he released the hit album 1100 Bel Air Place out, there were three million copies sold.. He also recorded a duet with Diana Ross and the duet To all girls I've loved before with Willie Nelson was a great success.

In december 1981 was his father, gynecologist Dr. Julio Iglesias Puga, kidnapped by the Basque separatist movement ETA. After three exciting weeks in January 1982 , he was alive and well in Trasmoz near Zaragoza. Because of this, and also because he was divorced from Preysler, Julio moved with his family to Miami. Since then, more and more expensive doom stories on around private planes, yachts and homes.

Iglesias Preysler lived after the separation of years with the 23 years younger Dutch model Miranda rijnsburger. They have five children: Miguel Alejandro born on 7 september 1997, Rodrigo born on 3 april 1999, the twin Cristina and Victoria born on 1 may 2001 and Guillermo born on 5 may 2007. On August 26, 2010 Julio stepped and Miranda still in marriage. The ceremony took place in Marbella. They live in the Dominican Republic, where Julio owns several hotel complexes. Among his possessions is the Punta Canaairport, which he along with Oscar de la Renta fashion King property.

In the 1990s, Julio went back to the roots of his Spanish music, and brought in a CD from 1996 with the nickname Tango. Of the approximately 80 released over 300 albums Julio million copies sold. After public interest shifted more and more to his son Enrique and Julio disappeared from the spotlight.

On 19 december 2005 the age his father died on ninety to a heart attack. A week before his death was known that the 42-year-old wife of Julio Iglesias SR., Ronna Keith, was expecting their second child. Their first child, Jaime, was born on 18 may 2004 . The second child, a daughter, Ruth, was born on 26 July 2006. The children of the singer and footballer Julio Iglesias, among whom Enrique, have remarkably ' uncle ' and ' aunt ' say to children who are decades younger than themselves.

Discography[Edit]Edit

  • Yo canto (1969)
  • Wendel (1970)
  • Por una mujer (1972)
  • Soy (1973)
  • Und das More singt sein Lied (1973)
  • A Flor de Piel (1974)
  • A México (1975)
  • El Amor (1975)
  • América (1976)
  • En el Olympia (1976)
  • Se mi lasci non vale, (1976)
  • Schenk mir deine Liebe (1976)
  • A mis 33 años (1977)
  • Sono un pirata, sono un signore (1978)
  • Emociones (1978)
  • Aimer La Vie (1978)
  • Innamorarsi alla mia età (1979)
  • A vous les femmes (1979)
  • Hey! (1980)
  • Sentimental (1980)
  • Amanti (1980)
  • The niña a mujer (1981)
  • Fidèle (1981)
  • Zartlichkeiten (1981)
  • Minhas canções preferidas (1981)
  • Momentos (1982)
  • Momenti (1982)
  • Et l'amour Crea la femme (1982)
  • In Concert (1983)
  • Julio (1983)
  • 1100 Bel Air Place (1984)
  • Libra (1985)
  • Un hombre solo (1987)
  • Tutto l'amore che ti manca (1987)
  • Non Stop (1988)
  • Raíces (1989)
  • Latinamente (1989)
  • Starry Night (1990)
  • Calor (1992)
  • Anche senza di te (1992)
  • Crazy (1994)
  • La carretera (1995)
  • Tango (1996)
  • My Life: The Greatest Hits (1998)
  • Noche de cuatro lunas (2000)
  • Una donna può cambiar la vita (2001)
  • Ao meu Brasil (2001)
  • In Many (2003)
  • Love Songs (2003)
  • En français (2004)
  • Love Songs-Canciones de amor (2004)
  • L'homme que je suis (2005)
  • Romantic Classics (2006)
  • Quelque chose de France (2007)

Albums[Edit]Edit

Album (s) with any charts in the

the Dutch Album Top 100

Date of

appear

Date of

entry

Highest

position

Number Of

weeks

Comments
El amor 1975 20-03-1976 17 14
A mis 33 años 1977 21-04-1979 6 25
Emociones 1979 14-07-1979 1 (8wk) 28
The 24 greatest songs 1979 27-10-1979 2 40 Compilation album
Hey! 1980 24-05-1980 5 25
The niña a mujer 1981 06-06-1981 8 19
Momentos 1982 02-10-1982 12 15
And concierto 1983 08-10-1983 40 5 Live Album
1100 Bel Air Place 07-07-1984 25-08-1984 4 14
Libra 1985 17-08-1985 19 12
Non stop 1988 11-06-1988 26 15
Raices 1989 17-06-1989 9 25
Starry night 25/10/1990 10-11-1990 4 26
Calor 1992 30-05-1992 2 23
Crazy 1994 28-05-1994 6 43
La carretera 1995 15-07-1995 6 18
Tango 19-11-1996 23-11-1996 17 46
My life-The greatest hits 1998 10-10-1998 23 19 Compilation album
Noche de cuatro lunas 19-06-2000 01-07-2000 9 18
Love songs 2003 05-07-2003 18 11
In Many 27-10-2003 15-11-2003 38 16
Romantic classics 18-09-2006 23-09-2006 27 16
The Dutch collection 18-07-2011 23-07-2011 3 14 Compilation album
Album (s) with chart positions in

the Flemish Ultratop 200 albums

Date of

appear

Date of

entry

Highest

position

Number Of

weeks

Comments
La carretera 1995 22-07-1995 11 19
Tango 1996 30-11-1996 10 17
My life-The greatest hits 1998 10-10-1998 11 21 Compilation album
Noche de cuatro lunas 2000 01-07-2000 22 9
In Many 2003 29-11-2003 49 9
Romantic classics 2006 30-09-2006 12 14
1 20-04-2012 28-04-2012 1 (1wk) 30

Singles[Edit]Edit

Single (s) with any charts in the

the Dutch Top 40

Date of

appear

Date of

entry

Highest

position

Number Of

weeks

Comments
Un canto a Galicia 1972 24-06-1972 1 (1wk) 21 No. 1 in the Single Top 100 /

Hit of the year 1972 / Alarm drive

Por una mujer 1972 04-11-1972 tip11 -
Manuela 1975 10-05-1975 16 6 No. 19 in the Single Top 100/ Alarm drive
A flor de piel 1975 06-09-1975 tip6 -
Quiero 1976 21-02-1976 9 8 No. 8 in the Single Top 100
El amor 1976 11-09-1976 26 4
Por un poco de tu amor 1979 14-04-1979 20 6 No. 25 in the Single Top 100
Quiereme mucho 1979 28-07-1979 1 (5wk) 16 No. 1 in the Single Top 100/ Alarm drive
Quiereme 1979 01-12-1979 12 7 No. 16 in the Single Top 100/ Alarm drive
Un sentimental 1980 21-06-1980 28 5 No. 25 in the Single Top 100
Amor de mis amore 1981 01-08-1981 31 4 No. 29 in the Single Top 100
The niña a mujer 1981 03-10-1981 tip4 -
Begin the beguine (Volver a empezar) 1981 12-12-1981 tip5 - No. 44 in the Single Top 100
Amor 1982 16-10-1982 ice skater - No. 43 in the Single Top 100
To all the girls I've loved before 1984 07-04-1984 3 10 with Willie Nelson /

No. 3 in the Single Top 100

All of you 1984 07-07-1984 7 9 with Diana Ross /

No. 7 in the Single Top 100

My love 1988 11-06-1988 17 6 with Stevie Wonder /

No. 16 in the Single Top 100

Ae ao 1988 - No. 76 in the Single Top 100
Caballo viejo/Bamboleo 1989 - No. 83 in the Single Top 100
Milonga sentimental 1992 20-06-1992 11 8 No. 10 in the Single Top 100/ Alarm drive
Crazy 1994 20-08-1994 35 3 No. 32 in the Single Top 100
When you tell me that you love me 1994 17-12-1994 tip13 - with Dolly Parton /

No. 45 in the Single Top 100

Agua dulce, agua salá 1995 22-07-1995 tip6 -
Gozar la vida 2000 - No. 66 in the Single Top 100
Empty around you [2013]/To all the girls I've loved before 2013 12-10-2013 tip1 - with Jan Smit /

No. 35 in the Single Top 100

Single (s) with chart positions

in the Flemish Ultratop 50

Date of

appear

Date of

entry

Highest

position

Number Of

weeks

Comments
Un canto a Galicia 1972 22-07-1972 1 (4wk) 19 No. 1 in the Radio 2 Top 30
Manuela 1975 18-01-1975 25 3 No. 23 in the Radio 2 Top 30
A flor de piel 1975 - No. 29 in the Radio 2 Top 30
Quiero 1976 13-03-1976 6 9 No. 6 in the Radio 2 Top 30
Aimer la vie 1978 26-08-1978 22 2 No. 16 in the Radio 2 Top 30
Pauvres diables 1979 02-06-1979 16 5
Quiereme mucho 1979 04-08-1979 1 (5wk) 17 No. 1 in the Radio 2 Top 30
Où est passée ma bohème 1979 27-10-1979 19 1 No. 30 in the Radio 2 Top 30
Quiereme 1979 08-12-1979 7 7 No. 6 in the Radio 2 Top 30
Un sentimental 1980 21-06-1980 26 2
Viens song 1981 01-08-1981 36 1 No. 28 in the Radio 2 Top 30
The niña a mujer 1981 29-08-1981 38 1 No. 28 in the Radio 2 Top 30
Begin the beguine (Volver a empezar) 1982 02-01-1982 17 6 No. 14 in the Radio 2 Top 30
Amor 1982 06-11-1982 23 4 No. 22 in the Radio 2 Top 30
To all the girls I've loved before 1984 31-03-1984 1 (1wk) 13 with Willie Nelson/

No. 1 in the Radio 2 Top 30

All of you 1984 30-06-1984 9 11 with Diana Ross /

No. 13 in the Radio 2 Top 30

Moonlight lady 1984 10-11-1984 27 3 No. 27 in the Radio 2 Top 30
I've got you under my skin 1985 14-09-1985 18 6 No. 16 in the Radio 2 Top 30
Lo mejor de tu vida 1988 09-01-1988 35 1 No. 23 in the Radio 2 Top 30
My love 1988 18-06-1988 8 11 with Stevie Wonder /

No. 6 in the Radio 2 Top 30

Spanish eyes 1989 03-04-1989 38 1 with Willie Nelson/

No. 29 in the Radio 2 Top 30

Brazil mix 1989 22-07-1989 25 4 No. 25 in the Radio 2 Top 30
When I need you 1991 23-02-1991 42 1 No. 27 in the Radio 2 Top 30
Milonga sentimental 1992 11-07-1992 31 4 No. 17 in the Radio 2 Top 30
Fragile 1994 05-11-1994 40 1 with Sting /

No. 25 in the Radio 2 Top 30

When you tell me that you love me 1995 28-01-1995 35 2 with Dolly Parton /

No. 23 in the Radio 2 Top 30

Radio 2 Top 2000[Edit]Edit

Number (s) with markings

in the Radio 2 Top 2000

' 99 ' 00 ' 01 ' 02 ' 03 ' 04 ' 05 ' 06 ' 07 ' 08 ' 09 ' 10 ' 11 ' 12 ' 13
Por un poco de tu amor 1312 - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Quiereme mucho 1076 1396 - - - - - 1968 - - - - - - -
Un canto a Galicia 798 1014 1124 1172 1325 1507 1275 1188 1432 1302 1651 1409 1719 1609 1964
To all the girls I've loved before

(with Willie Nelson)

- - - - - - - 1756 - - - - - - -

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