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Raphael

Biography

Acclaimed Spanish singer known widely being a pioneer in contemporary Spanish music. Since his profession started in 1965, he provides released a lot more than five dozen effective albums and extended his reputation internationally into Latin America. He was just three years previous when he started performing and by four acquired joined up with a children’s choir. At nine, he’d gained the name of Greatest Child’s Tone of voice in European countries in contests. In 2000, he starred in the Spanish musical version of Jekyll & Hyde. He wedded aristocrat and journalist Natalia Figueroa and both have three kids, Jacobo, Alejandra and Manuel. He provides dabbled in performing and in 2015 starred contrary Mario Casas in the humor film Mi Gran Noche.

Quick Facts


Full Name Raphael
Date Of Birth May 5, 1943
Place Of Birth Linares, Spain
Profession World Music Singer
Nationality Italian
Parents Giovanni Santi, Magia di Battista di Nicola Ciarla
Movies My Big Night, Let Them Talk, At Sunset, Cuando tu no estas
Star Sign Taurus

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#Fact
1 Currently on a two month international tour that will take him to Peru, Colombia, USA (Miami, New Jersey and New York's Carnegie Hall), The Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico. [October 2004]
2 After recovering from a liver transplant early this year, Raphael has recorded a new album, "Raphael, de vuelta" ("Raphael is back") and will go on a world tour, starting in Madrid (Spain) on september 25, that will take him, among other places, to Mexico, Colombia, Ecuador, Panamá, and the United States (Miami and New York's Carnegie Hall). [September 2003]


Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Playcracks 2017 2016 TV Special performer: "Mi gran noche"
Dani Martín 2016 TV Special performer: "Qué bonita la vida", "Aunque a veces duela"
Ven a mi casa esta Navidad 2015 TV Movie performer: "Ven a mi casa esta Navidad", "El tamborilero", "Blanca Navidad White Christmas", "Mi gran noche", "Contigo todo el año es Navidad", "Navidad, Navidad", "Te deseo muy felices fiestas Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas", "Más allá", "Noche de paz Silent Night", "Amarga Navidad"
Mi gran noche 2015 performer: "Escándalo", "Maravilloso corazón"
Tu cara me suena - Argentina 2013-2015 TV Series writer - 2 episodes
Ochéntame... otra vez 2015 TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode
Solamente Pablo... y tú 2013 TV Movie performer: "Seré"
Raphael: Mi gran noche 2013 TV Movie performer: "El tamborilero", "Mi gran noche", "Estuve enamorado", "Qué sabe nadie", "Discúlpame", "Pastores venid", "Noche de paz", "Nostalgias", "Amarga Navidad", "Con los años que me quedan", "Si ha de ser así", "Wolverines", "Como yo te amo", "Escándalo", "Ámame", "Blanca Navidad"
Alejandro Sanz. La música no se toca 2012 TV Movie performer: "La fuerza del corazón"
Papitwo 2012 TV Movie performer: "Morir de amor"
No me la puc treure del cap 2011 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Em dónes vida. El llibre i el disc de La Marató 2011 TV Movie documentary performer: "I Say a Little Prayer"
Estudio 1 2011 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Memòries de la tele 2011 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Raphael: una historia de superación personal 2010 TV Mini-Series performer - 2 episodes
The Last Circus 2010 performer: "Balada de la trompeta Ballata della Tromba"
50 años de 2010 TV Series performer - 2 episodes
¡Feliz 2010! Cuéntame 2009 TV Movie performer: "El tamborilero"
50 años después: En directo y al completo 2009 Video documentary performer: "Morir de amor", "No puedo quitar mis ojos de tí", "Hijo de la luna", "El cielo puede esperar", "Peter Pan", "Escándalo", "Quiero abrazarte tanto"
Gordos 2009 performer: "Casi casi"
Especial Raphael. 50 años después 2008 TV Movie performer: "No puedo quitar mis ojos de tí", "Que seas tú", "Morir de amor", "Infinito", "El cielo puede esperar"
Dime que yo 2008 Short performer: "Como yo te amo"
60/90 2008 TV Series performer - 2 episodes
La tele de tu vida 2007 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Nochebuena con Raphael 2006 TV Special performer: "El tamborilero", "Mi gran noche", "Rin Rin", "Jingle Bells", "Blanca Navidad", "El lerele", "Poupurri flamenco", "Feliz Navidad", "Navidad Rock", "Navidad", "Noche de paz", "Amarga Navidad", "Santa Claus está viniendo a la ciudad", "Adestes Fideles", "Los peces en el río"
X premios de la música 2006 TV Movie performer: "En carne viva"
Sin código 2004 TV Series performer: "Yo Soy Aquel"
Cuéntame 2001-2003 TV Series performer - 2 episodes
Grandes ocasiones 1998 performer: "Tenez vous bien", "Mi gran noche"
El amor perjudica seriamente la salud 1996 performer: "Yo soy aquél"
Querida Concha 1993 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Volveré a nacer 1973 performer: "Volveré a nacer", "A veces llegan cartas", "El pozo", "Yo quiero amor"
El ángel 1969 performer: "El ángel", "Madre", "Corazón corazón", "Vive tu vida", "Ave Maria"
Cuando tú no estás 1966 performer: "Cuando tú no estás", "Estuve enamorado", "Desde aquel día", "Yo no tengo a nadie", "Poco a poco", "Piensalo", "Mi regalo", "Yo soy aquél"
The Eurovision Song Contest 1966 TV Special performer: "Yo soy aquél"
Las gemelas 1963 performer: "Te voy a contar mi vida"

Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mi gran noche 2015 Alphonso
Mi novio es bakala 1999 Short Soldador (as Rafael Martos)
¡Dale Loly! 1993 TV Movie
Donde termina el camino 1978 TV Series Manuel (1978)
Volveré a nacer 1973 Álex
Sin un adiós 1970 Mario Leiva
El ángel 1969 El ángel
El golfo 1969 Pancho
The Psychic 1968 Master of Cerimonies (as Rafael)
Digan lo que digan 1968 Rafael Gandía
At Sunset 1967 David Alonso
Cuando tú no estás 1966 Raphael

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Nochebuena con Raphael 2006 TV Special

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Ochéntame... otra vez 2015 TV Series documentary thanks - 1 episode
Paco de Lucía: la búsqueda 2014 Documentary thanks
Em dónes vida. El llibre i el disc de La Marató 2011 TV Movie documentary thanks
Torrente 2: Misión en Marbella 2001 thanks

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Telemaratón 1995 TV Movie Himself
Sense títol amb Andreu Buenafuente 1995 TV Series Himself - Guest
Refrescante 95 1995 TV Series Himself
Tal cual 1994 TV Series Himself - Guest
¡Hola Raffaella! 1993 TV Series Himself - Guest
La nave de la alegría 1993 TV Movie Himself
Encantada de la vida 1993 TV Series Himself
De tú a tú 1992-1993 TV Series Himself - Guest
Querida Concha 1993 TV Series Himself - Guest
Los domingos por Norma 1992 TV Series Himself - Guest
Desde Palma con amor 1992 TV Series Himself
Ven al Paralelo 1992 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest
Verán de estrelas 1992 TV Series Himself - Guest
Viva el espectáculo 1990-1991 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest
Pero ¿esto qué es? 1989-1990 TV Series Himself - Guest
Cap d'any a TV3 1989 TV Movie Himself
La parada 1989 TV Series Himself - Guest
Tariro, tariro 1988 TV Series Himself - Guest
Sábado noche 1988 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest
Esta noche Pedro 1986 TV Series Himself
Como Pedro por su casa 1985 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest
Bla, bla, bla 1982 TV Series Himself
Ritmo, amor y primavera 1981 Himself
Cosas 1980 TV Series Himself
Horas doradas 1980 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest
Retrato en vivo 1980 TV Series Himself
Aplauso 1978 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest
A fondo 1977 TV Series Himself - Guest
Musical de Mallorca 77 1977 TV Movie Himself - Performer
La hora de... 1975-1976 TV Series Himself
Rafael en Raphael 1975 Himself
La gran ocasión 1973-1974 TV Series Himself
This Is Tom Jones 1970-1971 TV Series documentary Himself - Musical Guest
The Ed Sullivan Show 1969-1970 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest
Night-Club 1969-1970 TV Series Himself - Musician
Noches de Europa 1968 TV Series Himself
The Val Doonican Show 1967 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest
International Cabaret 1967 TV Series Himself
The Eurovision Song Contest 1967 TV Special Himself - Spanish Entry: 6th Place
Gran premio 1967 TV Series Himself
This Is Petula Clark 1966 TV Series Himself
The Eurovision Song Contest 1966 TV Special Himself - Spanish Entry: 7th Place
Gran parada 1964 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest
Las gemelas 1963 Himself - Singer
Festival de Benidorm 1960 TV Series Himself - Winner (1962) (as Rafael Martos)
Dani Martín 2016 TV Special Himself
Felicidades: Navidad 2015 2015 TV Movie Himself
Ven a mi casa esta Navidad 2015 TV Movie Himself
Joana Biarnés, una entre tots 2015 Documentary Himself
Cinema 3 2015 TV Series Himself
Días de cine 2015 TV Series Himself
Tria33 2015 TV Series Himself
Mentiras Verdaderas 2015 TV Series Himself - Guest
Pura Química 2015 TV Series Himself - Guest
La noche de Mirtha 2015 TV Series Himself - Guest
Cine de barrio 1995-2015 TV Series Himself - Guest
Ochéntame... otra vez 2015 TV Series documentary Himself
¡Atención obras! 2014 TV Series Himself - Guest
Festival Internacional de la Canción de Viña del Mar 1982-2014 TV Series Himself - Performer
Solamente Pablo... y tú 2013 TV Movie Himself - Musical Guest
Raphael: Mi gran noche 2013 TV Movie Himself
María Dolores Pradera: Gracias a vosotros 2013 Video short Himself
Alejandro Sanz. La música no se toca 2012 TV Movie Himself - Performer
Papitwo 2012 TV Movie Himself - Performer
El hormiguero 2012 TV Series Himself
Entrevista a la carta 2012 TV Series Himself - Guest
El número uno 2012 TV Series Himself
Alaska y Mario 2012 TV Series Himself
Eurovision Pastora Soler 2012 TV Movie Himself
No me la puc treure del cap 2011 TV Series Himself
Em dónes vida. El llibre i el disc de La Marató 2011 TV Movie documentary Himself
Divendres 2011 TV Series Himself - Guest
Con Hache de Eva 2011 TV Series Himself - Guest
Porque las cosas cambian 2011 Video documentary Himself
Luar 2006-2011 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest
Raphael. Te llevo en el corazón 2010 TV Movie Himself - Performer
Alguna pregunta més? 2010 TV Series Himself
Premios Ondas 2010 2010 TV Movie Himself
Humanos y divinos 2010 TV Series Himself
Décadas 2010 TV Series Himself (2010)
50 años después: En directo y al completo 2009 Video documentary Himself
Primer plano 2009 TV Series Himself
Menuda noche 2009 TV Series Himself
Los mejores años 2009 TV Series Himself
¡Mira quién baila! 2009 TV Series Himself
Tvist 2009 TV Series Himself
Especial Raphael. 50 años después 2008 TV Movie Himself
Èxit 2008 TV Series Himself
La tarda 2008 TV Series Himself - Guest
Buenafuente 2006-2008 TV Series Himself
El club 2006-2008 TV Series Himself
En noches como ésta 2008 TV Series Himself
La mirada crítica 2004-2008 TV Series Himself - Guest
Corazón de... 2005-2007 TV Series Himself
Locos x Madrid 2007 TV Series Himself
Noche Hache 2005-2007 TV Series Himself
Raphael: Mi gran noche en Acapulco 2007 TV Movie documentary Himself
Sabías a lo que venías 2007 TV Series Himself - Guest
Nochebuena con Raphael 2006 TV Special Himself
X premios de la música 2006 TV Movie Himself - Honoree
Cuéntame 2006 TV Series Himself
La eterna Rocío 2006 TV Movie documentary Himself
Rocío... siempre 2005 TV Movie Himself
Caiga quien caiga 2005 TV Series Himself
Cultura con ñ 2005 TV Series Himself
El programa de Ana Rosa 2005 TV Series Himself - Guest
La noche del 10 2005 TV Series Himself
La tierra de las 1000 músicas 2005 TV Series documentary Himself
De cerca 2005 TV Series Himself
Gran Vía de Madrid 2005 TV Series Himself - Guest
Lo + plus 2005 TV Series Himself - Guest
Corazón, corazón 1996-2005 TV Series Himself
XIX premios Goya 2005 TV Special Himself - Co-Presenter: Best Original Song
7 vidas 2005 TV Series Himself
Don Francisco presenta 2004 TV Series Himself
La noche con Fuentes y Cía 2004 TV Series Himself - Guest
Els matins a TV3 2004 TV Series Himself - Guest
Las cerezas 2004 TV Series Himself - Guest
Cada día 2004 TV Series Himself - Guest
Sin código 2004 TV Series Himself
La noche abierta 2002-2003 TV Series Himself - Guest
Especial Nochebuena Raphael 2002 2002 TV Movie Himself
Todos somos Galicia 2002 TV Movie Himself
Verano noche 2002 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest
Música sí 2001-2002 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest
Galas de verán 2002 TV Series Himself - Guest
Especial Nochebuena 2001 con Raphael 2001 TV Movie Himself
Maru a la tarde 2001 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest
Día a día 1998-2001 TV Series Himself - Guest
Gala Raphael 2001 TV Movie Himself
Todos con El Salvador 2001 TV Movie Himself
Premios Amigo 2000 2000 TV Movie Himself
Waku waku 2000 TV Series Himself - Contestant
El rayo 2000 TV Series Himself
El anfitrión 2000 TV Series Himself
Sabor a verano 2000 TV Series Himself
Especial Raphael 2000 TV Movie Himself - Host
El séptimo de caballería 1998-2000 TV Series Himself
Risas y estrellas 1998-1999 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest
Malalts de tele 1998 TV Series Himself - Guest
Extra Rosa 1998 TV Series Himself
Yo fui a Eurovisión 1998 TV Movie Himself
La gran noche de Raphael 1998 TV Movie Himself - Host
Especial Nochevieja 1997: Seguimos siendo la primera 1997 TV Movie Himself - Performer
Especial Nino Bravo. Duetos 1997 TV Movie Himself
Homenaje a Miguel Ángel Blanco 1997 TV Movie Himself - Performer
Almorzando con Mirtha Legrand 1997 TV Series Himself - Guest
Campanadas del año 1996 TV Series Himself - Host
La noche de los magníficos 1996 TV Movie Himself
Cita con la vida 1996 TV Series Himself - Guest
Gran homenaje a la canción española 1996 TV Movie Himself
Esto es espectáculo 1994-1995 TV Series Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Tu cara me suena - Argentina 2013-2015 TV Series Himself
Las tragedias de los famosos 2011 TV Series Himself
Los nuevos y clásicos bloopers 2011 TV Series Himself
Memòries de la tele 2007-2011 TV Series Himself
The Last Circus 2010 uncredited
A polos 25 2010 TV Series Himself
50 años de 2009-2010 TV Series Himself
¡Feliz 2010! Cuéntame 2009 TV Movie Himself
¡Porque yo lo valgo! 2009 TV Movie documentary Himself
60/90 2008 TV Series Himself
Europasión 2008 TV Special Himself
La tele de tu vida 2007 TV Series Himself
La televisión cumple contigo 2006 TV Movie Himself
La imagen de tu vida 2006 TV Series Himself
TeleMonegal 2006 TV Series Himself
Cuéntame 2001-2006 TV Series Himself
El disco del año 2005 TV Special Himself
50 y más 2005 TV Movie Himself
Querida Lola 2005 TV Movie documentary Himself
Nuestra mejor canción 2004 TV Movie Himself
Adós... 1997 TV Movie Himself (uncredited)
El amor perjudica seriamente la salud 1996
¡Qué noche tan movida! 1995 TV Movie Himself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2006 Music Award Spanish Music Awards
1992 Premio ACE Premios ACE
1984 Lifetime Achievement Award Premios ACE
1982 Premio ACE Premios ACE
1970 Premio ACE Premios ACE

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
1972 Fotogramas de Plata Fotogramas de Plata Best Music Performer (Mejor intérprete musical) 4th place


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