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DiedDecember 9, 1992, Barcelona, Spain

Luisito Rey (born Luis García Montero) is a Spanish cantautor. He was born in Madrid on October 25, 1954, the son of Luis García Montero, a journalist, and María Teresa Rey. He has two sisters, María Luisa and Teresa. He was educated at the Colegio Salesianos de Pozuelo and the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, where he studied philosophy and literature.

He began his musical career in the early 1970s, playing in various Madrid clubs. In 1974, he released his first album, “Luisito Rey”, which included the hit single “No Te Puedo Olvidar”. He went on to release a further eight albums over the next decade, including “Cantares” (1976), “Déjame Vivir” (1977), “Cómo Te Voy a Olvidar” (1978), “Tú y Yo” (1979), “Algo Más” (1980), “Cerca de Mí” (1981), “Corazón de Piedra” (1982) and “Sólo Tú” (1983).

In 1984, he took part in the Spanish Eurovision Song Contest selection process with the song “La Fiesta Terminó”, but he was not selected to represent Spain in the contest.

In the late 1980s, he took a break from recording to concentrate on his family life. He made a comeback in the early 1990s with the album “Todo Cambia” (1991), which included the hit single “Todo Cambia”. He has since released a further eight albums, including “Caminos de la Vida” (1992), “Algo Más Que Amor” (1993), “Deseos de Vivir” (1994), “Señor Corazón” (1995), “Mi Verdad” (1996), “Luisito Rey” (1997), “Cerca de Ti” (1998) and “Vivo” (1999).

He has also appeared in a number of films and television programmes, including the films “La Boda de Luis Alonso” (1976), “La Corte de Faraón” (1977) and “La Vida en Rosa” (2007) and the TV series “Los Serrano” (2003-2006).

He is married to María José Suárez and they have three children: Luis, María and Teresa.

He has a net worth of $10 million.

General Info

DiedDecember 9, 1992, Barcelona, Spain
ProfessionSinger, Composer, Guitarist, Songwriter


ChildrenLuis Miguel

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Music Department

Fiebre de amor1985music supervisor / musical director


Noche de estrellas1965TV SeriesHimself

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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