Saúl Hernández

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Saúl Hernández
Born (1964-01-15) January 15, 1964 (age 53)
Origin Mexico City, Mexico
Genres Rock en Español
Years active 1984–present
Labels EMI
Website www.jaguaresmx.com

Saúl Alfonso Hernández Estrada (born January 15, 1964), is the lead singer, main songwriter and guitarist of Jaguares (band) and formerly of Caifanes, two of the most famous Mexican rock en español groups, the oldest (Caifanes) was formed in 1986.[1]

Hernández playing live

After the Caifanes breakup, Saul Hernández formed a new band in late 1995, called Jaguares, along with former Caifanes drummer Alfonso André and two long time friends, Federico Fong on bass and José Manuel Aguilera (es) on lead guitar. José Manuel Aguilera was involved in Jaguares' first studio album;[2] Cesar "Vampiro" Lopez later took over on lead guitar and has been in the band since.

In 1996, Saúl Hernández sang a duet with Algerian raï singer Khaled. The song, called Ki Kounti, is sung partially in Arabic and Spanish.[3]

Since its formation, Jaguares has been one of "rock en espanol" (Rock in spanish) premier bands with both critical and commercial success.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ankeny, Jason. "Biography: Caifanes". Allmusic. Retrieved 3 August 2010. 
  2. ^ "Vuelve José Manuel Aguilera" (in Spanish). Informador.mx. 
  3. ^ "Sahra (Khaled)". Amazon.com. Retrieved 2009-07-24. 

Federico Fong