Camilo Sesto

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Legal name: Camilo Blanes Cortés

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Camilo Sesto (n. Alcoy, September 16, 1946) is the stage name of Camilo Blanes Cortés, a singer, songwriter, music producer and composer of romantic ballads, pop and rock.

He has released albums in English, and some of his classic songs have been interpreted by Italian, Portuguese and German singers. With a frenetic activity level in the 1970s and 1980s, he remains one of the artists with the most number 1 hits, totaling 52, his number of top 40 list-songs being 18. In 4 career decades he is estimated to have exceeded 175 million copies sold worldwide, making him one of the biggest selling artists in the Spanish speaking world.

As a composer he has written songs for artists such as Miguel Bosé, Cristina, Francisco, Ángela Carrasco, Lani Hall, Audrey Landers, Lucía Méndez, Manolo Otero, Sergio Fachelli, Charytín Goyco, José José and Federico Cabo among others, and produced and translated into Spanish the lyrics of one of the albums of Air Supply.

In 1975 he starred in the role of Jesus in the rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar, [4] which he financed in its Spanish adaptation. [Citation needed]

Since 2008, Camilo announced his retirement from the stage, kicking off a farewell tour that lasted for three years. In this tour, a live DVD called "Todo de Mí" recorded in Madrid, was released.

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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
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 Rating Releases
1995 Serie 20 éxitos Compilation Camilo Sesto 1
1997 Camilo Superstar Compilation Camilo Sesto 1
1999 Lo mejor de lo mejor Compilation Camilo Sesto 1
2004 Nº1 Compilation Camilo Sesto 1
14 Números Uno Compilation Camilo Sesto 1
20 éxitos Compilation Camilo Sesto 1
Camilo Sesto Lo Mejor Compilation Camilo Sesto 1
Éxitos Compilation Camilo Sesto 1
Grandes éxitos Compilation Camilo Sesto 1
Números 1 Compilation Camilo Sesto 1

Album + Soundtrack

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
Jesucristo Superstar Soundtrack Camilo Sesto, Teddy Bautista & Ángela Carrasco 1

Single

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
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

Other

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

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