José Feliciano

guitarist, singer and composer from Puerto Rico

José Montserrate Feliciano García (born September 10, 1945), better known simply as José Feliciano, is a Puerto Rican virtuoso guitarist, singer and composer.[1] He is known for many international hits, including his remake of The Doors' "Light My Fire" and the best-selling Christmas single "Feliz Navidad".[2]

José Feliciano
Feliciano in 2007
Feliciano in 2007
Background information
Birth nameJosé Montserrate Feliciano García
Born (1945-09-10) September 10, 1945 (age 76)
Lares, Puerto Rico
GenresSoft rock, Latin pop, bolero, acoustic
Years active1962–present
LabelsRCA Records
Optimism Records


  1. Hear José Feliciano (music and interviews) on the Pop Chronicles (1969).
  2. "Extremely Accomplished Musician". Archived from the original on 2014-08-11. Retrieved 2014-06-10.

Other websitesEdit

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