Juan Aguirre

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Juan Aguirre
Juan Aguirre, de Amaral (24-07-2009).jpg
Background information
Birth name Juan Vicente García Aguirre
Born (1965-02-11) 11 February 1965 (age 52)
San Sebastián, Basque Country, Spain
Genres Pop rock, folk rock, rock, Spanish rock
Occupation(s) Guitarist, songwriter
Instruments Guitar
Years active 1990-present
Labels EMI International, Antártida
Associated acts Amaral
Website www.amaral.es/en

Juan Vicente García Aguirre (born 11 February 1965 in San Sebastián, Basque Country, Spain) is a Basque musician and songwriter. He is best known for being one-half of the Spanish group Amaral with its namesake Eva Amaral.[1]

Aguirre was born in San Sebastián, living there during part of his childhood, then he moved to Zaragoza and founded a band named Días De Vino Y Rosas (Days Of Wine And Roses) there, that released an album in 1991. In 1993, he met Eva Amaral and they formed Amaral, which for the first few years of its existence, mainly played small shows in Zaragoza. In 1997, the duo relocated to Madrid and signed with Virgin-EMI, releasing their first album, the eponymous Amaral in 1998. Since then, Amaral have recorded a total of six studio albums.


  1. ^ http://www.allmusic.com/artist/amaral-p512674 Amaral, Biography, by Jason Birchmeier, All Music Guide, "Amaral are a Spanish pop/rock band who began topping the national charts with remarkable frequency after the turn of the century.", allmusic.com, section: artist, sub-section: Amaral, Rovi Corporation, Accessed: 18 August 2011

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