José Feliciano

by ethnic on December 26, 2007

Birth Name: José Monserrate Feliciano García

Place of Birth: Lares, Puerto Rico

Date of Birth: September 10, 1945

Ethnicity: Puerto Rican

José Feliciano is a Puerto Rican guitarist, singer, and songwriter. He is known for his 1970 song Feliz Navidad and for his version of The Doors’ Light My Fire.

José was born in Lares, Puerto Rico. His family moved to New York City, New York, when he was five, living in Spanish Harlem, Manhattan. José is married to Susan Omillian, with whom he has three children.

Photo by s_bukley/

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Veronica January 27, 2011 at 1:27 am

Montserrate what an odd surname

andrew February 11, 2018 at 6:08 am

I think it’s Catalan

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