Barcelona, Catalonia, ESP

Duquende He is without a doubt an artist touched by genius.
Constantly evolving, he is always full of surprises: his personal inspiration, the timbre of his voice, and his singular personality all give his singing a unique touch.


Juan Cortes "Duquende", was born in Sabadell, within a gypsy family. At the age of 8, Camarón de la Isla invites him to debut on stage, accompanied himself on guitar.
His career has led him to act the world's most prestigious stages. In 1996 he was the first flamenco singer invited to perform at the Theatre des Champs Elysees, Paris.
Duquende has collaborated with great flamenco guitarists as Tomatito and Vicente Amigo.
Currently Duquende is the singer in Paco de Lucia tour and participates in the Taller de Músics production: "Camarón, La Leyenda del Tiempo, 30 anys després” directed by Chicuelo.

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"Live in Cirque D'Hiver Paris" 2007 Flamenco prod
"Mi forma de vivir" 2006 K-industria
"Samaruco" 2000 Universal
"Duquende y la guitarra de Tomatito"1993 Nuevos Medios