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FEDERICO GARCIA LORCA

Federico GarcĂ­a Lorca was born in Fuente Vaqueros, Granada. He was born on 5th June,1898. He was a Spanish poet, dramatist and theatre director. Federico GarcĂ­a Lorca achieved international recognition as an emblematic member of the generation 27. He was murdered by nationalist forces during the Spanish Civil War. He died on 19th August 1936. By Elena Milla Soto


JUAN LUIS MONGE NUÑEZ “ CAMARÓN”

He was a flamenco singer. His mother´s name was Juana Cruz. His father’s name was Juan Luis Monge Nuñez. He had seven brothers and sisters. He was a gypsy. He got married Dolores Montoya. Jose Monge Cruz had very much success with his songs: a neighborhood of Santa Maria, the woman, in spite of being a woman, that a fighting bull in his mind, in your door gives the moon, etc. He died on 2nd July 1992 in Badalona, Spain. By Juan Montes Torres


FEDERICO GARCÍA LORCA

Federico Garcia Lorca was born in Granada in 1898.He was an important poet and he wrote many works as: his poems: Poema del cante jondo, La casa de Bernarda Alba, etc. He is very important in Spanish Literature. He was killed in August in 1936. By Alba María Muñoz Martos


MICHAEL JACKSON

Michael Jackson was born on 29th August 1958. He was born in North America, USA. He was a song-writer, singer and dancer. His most famous song was Triller. He was a pop idol. He died very young. He died on 25th June 2009.

By Marina Ortega Tello


JUAN GÓMEZ GONZÁLEZ “JUANITO”

His name is Juan Gómez González (Juanito). He was born in Fuengirola, Malaga Spain on 10th November, 1954. Juanito was a Spanish footballer who played as a forward. Juanito was one the best football player in the world. He played in many differents teams, but his favourite team was Real Madrid CF. He died on a road accident, in Calzada de Oropesa, Spain. He died on 2nd April 1992 when he was 37 years old. By Antonio Parra Narváez


ANTONIO MACHADO

He was a Spanish poet. He was member of the Generation of 98. He got married with Leonor Izquierdo. Some examples of Antonio Machado´s books are Desdichas de la fortuna o Julianillo Valcárcel, Juan de Mañara, Las adelfas, La Lola se va a los puertos, La prima Fernanda y La Duquesa de Benamejí. In 1919, he moved to Segovia to go a college. He died on 22th February 1939. By María Pedrosa Rosa


SANTIAGO RAMÓN Y CAJAL

Santiago Ramón y Cajal was born in Petilla de Aragón, Navarra on 1st May 1852. He is famous for discovering the neuron. He was always a doctor. Ramón y Cajal went to Cuba in the war. After that, he returned to Spain. He was the head of departament of descriptive anatomy on the Medicine Faculty of Valencia. He studied the epidemia of rage. Finally he died in Madrid, Spain on 17th October 1934. By Francisco Revueltas Jiménez


BOB MARLEY

Bob Marley was born in Nine Mile, Jamaica on 6th February 1945. He is famous for being a songwriter, musician and singer. He got married with Rita, in 1966. His best-songs are “I Shot the Sheriff”, “No Woman, No Cry”, “Could You Be Loved”, “One Love”, “Get Up Stan Up” and “Stir It Up”. Finally, he died in Miami, USA on 11th May 1981. By Maite Rivilla Tello


MANUEL PRECIADO

Manuel Preciado was born in Astillero, Cantabria on 28th August 1957. He was a coach and a football player. His debut as a player in the first division was on 4th April 1978 in Racing Santader but mostly played in second division football teams such as Linares CF, Mallorca, Deportivo AlavĂŠs, Orense and finally with GimnĂĄstica Torrelavega. He finished playing with Real Sporting. He died on 6th June 2012. By Francisco Salinas Aceituno


MICHAEL JACKSON

Michael Jackson was born on 29th August 1958. He was born in Gary, Indiana, He was a singer dancer and compositor. In 1994,he was married with Lisa Marie and after his divorce in 1996. Michael Jackson was married with Deborah. Some songs by Michael Jackson are “Black and white” and “Billie Jean” . He died on 25th June 2009. By Laura Saravia Puerta


EMILIO ARAGÓN BERMÚDEZ “MILIKI”

Emilio Alberto Aragón Bermúdez was born on 4th November 1929. He was born in Carmona, Seville. Emilio Alberto “Miliki” was a clown. He worked on TV and wrote some books. He was famous to be “ El payaso de la tele ”. He got married with Rita Violeta Álvarez and they had three children. His partners were “Fofo” and “Fofito”. He made a lot of songs for children. He died on 17th November of 2012. By Santiago Soto Lozano


AMY WINEHOUSE

Amy Winehouse was born 14th September, 1983. She was born in London, England. She was famous for singing his famous songs such as Back to black and Rehab.She received prizes and awards as the best singer. She got married Blake Fielder Cirvil (2007-2009). Amy died on 23th July 2011.

By David Torres Milla


MARIVÍ BILBAO

Mariví Bilbao was born in Bilbao. She was born on 22nd January 1930. She was a famous Spanish actress. She is famous for her roles in television series such as La que se avecina and Aquí no hay quien viva. She married twice, once to the artist and art critic Javier Urquijo. She died on 3rd April 2013.

By Cristina Torres Padilla


WHITNEY HOUSTON

He was born in Newark, New Jersey, on 9th August 1963. When she was eleven she began to sing as a vocalist and later she accompanied his mother at concerts. She married with Bobby Brown. His first album was ''Whitney Houston''. His first song was ''Saving all my love''. She died on 17th February 2012.

By Juan Torres Tello


DANIEL JARQUE GONZÁLEZ

Daniel Jarque González was a Spanish football player who played as a central defender. He was born on 1st January 1983 in Barcelona. Jarque played his career with RCD Español. He was named team captain one match before his death. He suffered a heart attack when he was 26 years old. He died on 8th August 2009.

By Francisco Javier Torres Torres


FREDDIE MERCURY

Freddie Mercury lived during 45 years. He was born in Stone Tow, ZanzĂ­bar, on 5th September 1946. He is famous because he is a singer, a songwriter, a pianist, a producer, a guitarist and an excelent arrenger. He didn't get married. He fell the in love madly with his girlfriend, Mary Austin. She was the heir of much of his heritage. He died on 24th November, 1991. The cause of his death was the AIDS. He formed a famous group called Queen. He died on 24th November 1991. By Ana Valdivia Aceituno


FEDERICO GARCĂ?A LORCA

He was born in the town of Fuente Vaqueros, Granada, Spain, on 5th June 1898. When he was 2 years old, he showed his ability to learn popular songs and different religious services. Some of his plays are El maleficio de la Mariposa, Mariana Pineda and Bodas de Sangre. He was a member of the Generation of 27. He was killed on 19th August 1936 during the Spanish Civil war. By Francisco Zamora BermĂşdez

FAMOUS PEOPLE: BIOGRAPHIES 2b  

This is a compilation of biografies of famous people written by students.