Peret (Catalan Spanish Romaní singer, guitar player and composer)

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Legal name: Pedro Pubill Calaf


Pedro Pubill Calaf (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈpeðɾo] Catalan pronunciation: [puˈβiʎ kəˈɫaf]; 24 March 1935 – 27 August 2014), better known as Peret, was a Spanish gypsy singer, guitar player and composer of Catalan rumba from Mataró, Catalonia.

Known for his 1971 single, "Borriquito" (Ariola Records), Peret represented Spain at the Eurovision Song Contest in 1974 and performed during the closing ceremony at the 1992 Summer Olympics in Barcelona, Spain. In 2001, Peret recorded and released Rey De La Rumba (King of the Rumba) an album of updated versions of his older songs with guest musicians including Jarabe de Palo, El Gran Silencio, David Byrne of the Talking Heads, and more.

Peret died in Barcelona, Spain from lung cancer, aged 79.

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Year Title RatingReleases
1971 Peret 1
Que levante el dedo 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title RatingReleases
2000 Rey de la rumba 2
2008 Gitana hechicera 1
Grandes éxitos 1
La vida por delante 1


Year Title RatingReleases
1973 Canta y sé feliz / Tócale las palmas 1

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