Miguel Bosé Dominguín, born in Panama in 1956 as Luis Miguel González Bosé, is a Spanish and Colombian singer and actor; he also has Panamanian and Italian nationality. He is son of the Spanish bullfighter Luis Miguel Dominguín and of the Italian actress Lucia Bose. During his career, he has sold over twenty million copies worldwide and is very popular both in Spain and in Italy, as well as in Latin America.
He grew up surrounded by art and celebrities like Ernest Hemingway, Sophia Loren, the film director Luchino Visconti and the painter Pablo Picasso, who accompanied him on his first day of school.
He studied theater and dance. He made his film debut when he was only 15 years old but it was not until 21, when Miguel began to explore his talent as a singer. He produced his first singles supported by Camilo Sesto, which opened the doors to the world of music.
Between 1977 and 1981 he recorded Linda, Miguel Bosé, Girls, Miguel and Beyond with a major US record Company.
Bosé became an erotic and generational symbol and in 1985, with the appearance of Bandido, his career took a definite turn towards success.
In 1998, 11 maneras de ponerse un sombrero (11 ways to wear a hat) became a collection of classic songs that mde an impact on the singer’s life.
By the dand of Pedro Almodóvar, Bosé triumphed with his performance in Tacones Lejanos (High Heels). This was then followed by famous films like La Reina Margot, Libertarias o La mirada del otro (The Queen Margot, Libertarian or Gaze of the other).
He was elected Personality of the Year 2013 by the Academy of the Latin Music.
Besides being a singer and an actor, he has also worked as a model for the designer Hugo Boss and as presenter and musical director of the musical program Séptimo de Caballería, broadcasted on the first channel of Spanish Television.
After more than two decades on stages and more than thirty disclosed albums, Bosé has become one of the most international and famous Spanish artists.