Antonio Vega (singer)

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Antonio Vega
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Antonio Vega performing
Background information
Birth name Antonio Vega Tallés
Born (1957-12-16)December 16, 1957
Died May 12, 2009(2009-05-12) (aged 51)
Madrid, Spain
Genres
Instruments Guitar, vocals

Antonio Vega Tallés (a.k.a. Antonio Vega) (December 16, 1957 - May 12, 2009) was a Spanish pop singer-songwriter.[1] He was born in Madrid and died in the same city, succumbing to lung cancer. He was 51 years old. In 1978 he formed the band Nacha Pop out of another band, Uhu-Helicopter. In 1980, Nacha Pop released their debut album. The band broke up in 1988 and Antonio began a solo career.[2]

On April 20, 2009 Antonio Vega was admitted to the Hospital Puerta de Hierro in Madrid due to acute pneumonia that forced him to suspend his tour. He died on May 12th, at 51 years old, as a result of lung cancer that was diagnosed 10 months earlier.[3] [4]

Discography[edit]

Solo career[edit]

  • Studio Albums
    • 1991 - No me iré mañana
    • 1994 - Océano de sol
    • 1998 - Anatomía de una ola
    • 2001 - De un lugar perdido
    • 2005 - 3000 noches con Marga
  • Live Albums
    • 2002 - Básico (Madrid concert in El Círculo de Bellas Artes)
  • Compilations
    • 1992 - El sitio de mi recreo (Best ballads compilation)
    • 1993 - Ese chico triste y solitario (Tribute by various artists)
    • 2004 - Escapadas (Album of collaborations)

With Nacha Pop[edit]

  • Studio Albums
    • 1980 - Nacha Pop
    • 1982 - Buena disposición
    • 1983 - Más números, otras letras
    • 1984 - Una décima de segundo
    • 1985 - Dibujos animados
    • 1987 - El momento
  • Live Albums
    • 1988 - Nacha Pop 1980-1988 (Live Album)
    • 2008 - Tour 80-08 Reiniciando (2 CDs + DVD. Live recording)

With Un Mar al Sur[edit]

  • 2008 - Un sueño compartido

With " Marta Sanchez "[edit]

Marta Sanchez album " De Par en Par "

  • 2010 -" Escrito Sobre el Viento "

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ediciones El País. "Fallece el músico Antonio Vega a los 51 años". EL PAÍS. Retrieved 17 March 2015. 
  2. ^ Ediciones El País. "Te echaremos de menos, chico triste y solitario". EL PAÍS. Retrieved 17 March 2015. 
  3. ^ Ediciones El País. "Antonio Vega huyó al fin de sí mismo". EL PAÍS. Retrieved 17 March 2015. 
  4. ^ Michael Eaude. "Obituary - Spanish singer - Antonio Vega". the Guardian. Retrieved 17 March 2015.