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Joan Sebastian
Joan Sebastian at Pepsi Center on August 22, 2009.
Background information
Birth name Jose Manuel Figueroa
Born (1951-04-08)April 8, 1951
Juliantla, Guerrero, Mexico
Died July 13, 2015(2015-07-13) (aged 64)
Teacalco, Guerrero, Mexico
Occupations Singer/composer, actor, producer
Instruments Vocals, guitar
Years active 1977-2015
Website Joan Sebastian
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José Manuel Figueroa Sr. (April 8, 1951 – July 13, 2015), better known as Joan Sebastian (pronounced [xoˈan seβaˈstjan]), was a Mexican singer-songwriter. He has written over a thousand songs including compositions for Vicente Fernández, Lucero, Pepe Aguilar, and Rocío Dúrcal. His music is a mixture of Latin pop, ranchera and grupera music.

On July 13, 2015, Sebastian died at his ranch in Cruz de la Sierra, Teacalco, Guerrero, Mexico, from bone cancer, aged 64.


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