Alejandro Sanz, born Alejandro S?nchez Pizarro on , 1968 in Madrid, is an award winning, Spanish pop/ballad musician and singer-songwriter. Sanz is the recipient of 14 Latin Grammy Awards and two Grammy Awards.
Alejandro Sanz is the second son of Mar?a Pizarro Medina from Alcal? de los Gazules, and Jes?s S?nchez Madero from Algeciras. He began playing the guitar at the age of seven and composing his first songs three years later. The young musician started attending management classes after moving from the neighborhood of Pueblo Nuevo to Moratalaz.
Alejandro has been associated with flamenco dancer 'Farruquito' who had been found guilty of killing a pedestrian with his car while driving without a driving license. He presented 'Farruquito' during one of his concerts in Madrid. This act wasn't planned for the concert beforehand.
On the 1st of December 2008 Interviu magazine published an article about Alejandro supposedly being involved with the Liechtenstein tax haven case. The article claims that Alejandro could have evaded up to 420000 euros only within the 2002 fiscal year.
Awards and Sales
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Sanz has won a total of 15 Latin Grammy Awards and 2 Grammy Awards. He has sold more than 25 million albums worldwide.
Alejandro's fugures 10 albums released
25 million copies sold
200 platinum recordings
15 Latin Grammy Awards
2 Grammy Award