Camilo Sesto

~ Person

Legal name: Camilo Blanes Cortés


Camilo Blanes Cortés (born 16 September 1946), better known by his stage name Camilo Sesto, is one of the most famous singers from Spain. He is also a songwriter, a music producer and composer of romantic pop and rock ballads in the Latino genre. Sesto sang in two pop bands during the 1960s and won a contest in a Madrid TV show. He played a part in the Spanish filming of Shakespeare's Hamlet. Later, he teamed up with singer and producer Juan Pardo, but success would come on its own accord, with his own music works.Camilo Sesto has sold over 175 million albums worldwide, excluding sales of all artists who helped and produced.

As a composer he has written songs for artists such as Miguel Bosé, Lucía Méndez, Charytín Goyco and José José, among others. Camilo produced and translated the lyrics to Spanish, of an album from the popular Australian band Air Supply. Throughout his career he remained as one of the most influential pioneer artists of rock/ballad in Spanish, that would inspire many newer acts in the Latino music world as well as across Europe.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1971 Algo de mí Camilo Sesto 3
1972 Sólo un hombre Camilo Sesto 4
1973 Algo más Camilo Sesto 2
1974 Camilo Camilo Sesto 3
1975 Amor libre Camilo Sesto 3
1976 Memorias Camilo Sesto 3 4
1977 Entre amigos Camilo Sesto 2
1977 Rasgos Camilo Sesto 2
1978 Sentimientos Camilo Sesto 2
1979 Horas de amor Camilo Sesto 2
1980 Amaneciendo Camilo Sesto 2
1981 Más y más Camilo Sesto 3
1982 Camilo (English album) Camilo Sesto 2
1982 Con ganas Camilo Sesto 2
1983 Amanecer/84 Camilo Sesto 3
1985 Tuyo Camilo Sesto 2
1986 Agenda de baile Camilo Sesto 2
1991 A voluntad del cielo Camilo Sesto 2
1992 Huracán de amor Camilo Sesto 2
1994 Amor sin vértigo Camilo Sesto 1
2002 Alma Camilo Sesto 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1991 La serie de los 20 éxitos Camilo Sesto 1
1995 Serie 20 éxitos Camilo Sesto 1
1997 Camilo Superstar Camilo Sesto 1
1999 Lo mejor de lo mejor Camilo Sesto 1
2004 Nº1 Camilo Sesto 1
14 Números Uno Camilo Sesto 1
20 éxitos Camilo Sesto 1
Camilo Sesto Lo Mejor Camilo Sesto 1
Éxitos Camilo Sesto 1
Grandes éxitos Camilo Sesto 1
Números 1 Camilo Sesto 1

Album + Soundtrack

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
Jesucristo Superstar Camilo Sesto, Teddy Bautista & Ángela Carrasco 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1975 Jamás / Amor libre Camilo Sesto 1
1976 Sólo tú / Good Bye My Love Camilo Sesto 2
1977 Con el viento a tu favor / Mejor que nadie Camilo Sesto 1
1978 Vivir así es morir de amor Camilo Sesto 1
1981 Amor no me ignores / No sabes cuánto te quiero Camilo Sesto 1
1984 Mi amor Audrey Landers & Camilo Sesto 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2000 El Fantasma de la Ópera Camilo Sesto, Pablo Abraira & Isabel Patton 1

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