José Feliciano is a Puerto Rican artist, artist, and author, who is most popular for his worldwide hits, including his Christmas, hit, “Feliz Navidad” and furthermore version of The Doors’ “Get My Fire going”. Known for his work of utilizing a combination of styles made basically with his interesting, signature acoustic guitar sound, Feliciano got a lot of acknowledgment winning his first overall prominence during the 1960s following the arrival of his collection, “Feliciano!”.
Beginning his vocation with his first expert contracted execution held at The Retort, a café, Feliciano has made considerable progress up becoming one of the noticeable artists ever.
|Celebrated Name||Jose Feliciano|
|Birth Name||Jose Monserrate Feliciano Garcia|
|Birth Nation||Puerto Rico|
|Place Of Birth||Lares, Puerto Rico|
|Married Date||August 2, 1982.|
|Son||Jonathan and Michael|
|Net Worth||$15 million|
|Height||5ft 5 inches(1.65m)|
Jose got the Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for Recording at 6541 Hollywood Boulevard in Hollywood, California in 1987. As of late, in November 2020, Feliciano recorded the new “Feliz Navidad” with Lin-Manuel Miranda for the melody’s 50th commemoration.
José Feliciano was born on September 10, 1945, in Lares, Puerto Rico. His original name is José Monserrate Feliciano García. His ethnicity is Puerto Rican. Feliciano has a place with the White nationality while Virgo is his zodiac sign.
José Feliciano was born as the fourth of eleven children to his folks however as visually impaired because of inherent glaucoma. At the point when Feliciano was 5, his family moved to Spanish Harlem, New York City, where he began his expert profession as a vocalist. He was first presented to music at 3 years old with his first instrument being a tin wafer can.
He disclosed his first appearance at the Teatro Puerto Rico in The Bronx when he was 9 years of age. He even encouraged himself to play the accordion at age of 7 and got his first guitar at age of 9. Feliciano even took old style guitar exercises with Harold Morris at The Light House School for the Blind in New York City.
Because of monetary issues, Feliciano passed on secondary school to assist with supporting his family at age of 17. He began to meander around and sing at the cafés of Greenwich Village, getting his first expert contracted execution at “The Retort”.
While performing at Gerde’s Folk City in the Village, he was surprisingly found and endorsed by Jack Somer, a leader at RCA Victor in 1963.
José Feliciano began his profession by delivering his first single, “Everyone Do the Click” in 1964.
He delivered his first collections; “The Voice and Guitar of Jose Feliciano”(1965) and “A Bag Full of Soul”(1966).
Subsequent to performing on a few endeavors and shows, Feliciano started chipping away at the collection “Feliciano!” alongside Rick Jarrard. The collection was a moment hit delivered in 1968 that came to no. 2 on the music diagram.
It was delivered alongside the Door’s tune, “Get My Fire going” which turned into a #1 hit in numerous nations winning him 2 Grammy Awards in 1968 for Best New Artist of the Year and Best Pop Male Performance.
His World Series interpretation, highlighting Feliciano going with himself on an acoustic guitar was delivered as a solitary that diagrammed for 5 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100.
In 1969, Jose recorded two collections, “10 to 23” and the London Palladium twofold plate LP, “Alive-O!”.
In 1970, Feliciano delivered a collection of Christmas music initially named “Jose Feliciano”. It incorporated the melody, “Feliz Navidad” which was perceived as one of the 25 unsurpassed most-played Christmas tunes on the planet.
Feliciano composed and played out the signature tune to the 1970s satire series, “Chico and the Man”.
In 1975, his last RCA collection, “Just Wanna Rock’n’Roll” was delivered alongside the jazz-funk-Latin instrumental sythesis “Confirmation”.
During the 1980s, he delivered a few collections incorporating teaming up with a few craftsmen and solo also; “Escenas Amor”, “Me Enamora”, “Escenas de Amor” and “Me Enamoré”.
In 1987 Feliciano gave two shows in East Germany: One in Leipzig and another in East Berlin with the Berliner Sinfonie-Orchester.
He co-facilitated a week after week live radio station called Speaking of Music during the 1990s.
He showed up in the film Fargo as a parlor artist in 1996.
On December 6, 2006, Feliciano’s Spanish collection, “José Feliciano y Amigos”, was delivered.
Feliciano delivered a collection called “Soundtrax of My Life”, his first English-language collection in 2007.
Jose was granted his eighth Grammy for the collection, “Señor Bolero” in 2009.
Feliciano delivered another Jazz and R&B Album with UK star-performer Jools Holland in November 2017.
In 2019, Feliciano recorded and delivered a collection, “Behind This Guitar” for Anthem Records alongside his long-term maker, Rick Jarrard.
Jose Feliciano was additionally granted the Latin Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2011.
Granted the Latin Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2011.
Accepted into the International Latin Music Hall of Fame.
Accepted into the Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2013.
Accepted his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on December 1, 1987.
Gotten a star on the Walk of Fame of his local Puerto Rico.
Gotten the Latin Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.
José Feliciano has been hitched. His first marriage was with Janna Hilda Perez with whom he got hitched on October 19, 1965. Their relationship anyway didn’t keep going long as they got separated on January 15, 1979, following 14 years of their marriage.
Prior to getting separated from Perez, Feliciano met Susan Omillian in August 1971 who was a craftsmanship understudy in Detroit, Michigan back at that point. The couple dated for more than 11 years and at last got hitched on August 2, 1982.
Feliciano and Omillian have three kids together; a little girl, Melissa, and two children, Jonathan and Michael in their 39 years in length marriage. They are right now dwelling in New England.
José Feliciano has a significant incredible income from his expert profession as an artist, vocalist, and arranger. Working in this field for more than 50 long years, Feliciano has figured out how to gather an extraordinary fortune worth million dollars from his few collections, shows, visits, and underwriting bargains, and some more. With his profit from his few melodies, collections, and coordinated efforts with a few craftsmen his present assessed total assets is around $15 million.
José Feliciano is an attractive man with an all around kept up with solid body in his mid-70s. He stands tall with a tallness of 5ft. 5inches.(1.65m) while his body weighs around 65kg. He has a reasonable coloring with dark hair while he is a visually impaired man.