- Category : Entertain-Music-Vocalist-Pop,-Rock,-etc.
- Type : GP
- Profile : 2/4 - Hermit / Opportunist
- Definition : Single
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Penetration 1
French disco singer formerly pop-rock, born to a Spanish father (pharmacist)and an Italian mother.
Widely known for his huge hit "Born to be alive" in 1979. In the eighties, singing new songs such as "Disco Queen", "Back to boogie", he could not renew his great success and now remains as a typical example of "one-hit wonder", golden disc in fifty counties! (25 millions copies).
Some chorists and dancers accompanied him in a worlwide Tour, and among them the young Madonna.
"Born to be alive", since its release (end of 1978) has been sold at 800 000 copies annually. His royalties? between 800 and 1500 Euros daily...
Ex-companion of Luisa Fernandez, Spanish singer, he married Laetitia who is Greek-Italian, in 1990 (a daughter born in 2007).