Joan Manuel Serrat biography

Joan Manuel Serrat

Singer-songwriter, Musical Artist

1943 –

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Who is Joan Manuel Serrat?

Joan Manuel Serrat i Teresa is a Spanish musician, singer-songwriter, recording artist, and performer. He is considered one of the most important figures of modern, popular music in both the Spanish and Catalan languages.

Serrat's lyrical style has been influenced by other poets such as Mario Benedetti, Antonio Machado, Miguel Hernández, Rafael Alberti, Federico García Lorca, Pablo Neruda, and León Felipe. He has also recorded songs by Violeta Parra and Víctor Jara. Serrat was one of the pioneers of what is known in Catalan as "Nova Cançó". Joan Manuel Serrat is also known by the names "El noi del Poble-sec" and "El Nano".

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Born
Dec 27, 1943
Barcelona
Also known as
  • Juan Manuel Serrat
  • Serrat, Joan Manuel
  • Joan Manuel Serrat i Teresa
  • Joan Manel Serrat
  • El noi del Poble Sec
  • Nano
  • El noi del Poble-sec
  • El Nano
Parents
Spouses
Children
Nationality
  • Spain
Profession

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on July 23, 2013

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