Juan Luis Guerra

BMI Latin Awards 2010 - Arrivals

Guerra in 2010, photo by Prphotos

Birth Name: Juan Luis Guerra Seijas

Place of Birth: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Date of Birth: 7 June, 1957

Ethnicity: Dominican Republic [Spanish, possibly other], one eighth Venezuelan

Juan Luis Guerra is a Dominican musician, singer, songwriter, composer, and record producer.

He is the son of Olga Altagracia Seijas Herrero and professional basketball player Gilberto Guerra Pacheco. He is married to Nora Clementina Altagracia Vega Rasuk, and has two children. Nora is the aunt, father’s sister, of Miss Universe 2003 winner, model, actress, writer, and singer Amelia Vega.

Juan Luis’ paternal grandfather was Juan Guerra Figueredo (the son of Calixto María Guerra Tejeda and Esperanza Figueredo). Calixto was the son of Juan Guerra and Ramona Tejeda. Esperanza was the daughter of Hipólita Figueredo.

Juan Luis’ paternal grandmother was named Irene Pacheco.

Juan Luis’ maternal grandfather was José Seijas Cuesta (the son of Manuel Seijas Dorta and María de Regla Cuesta Romero). José was born in San Cristóbal, San Cristóbal, Dominican Republic. Manuel was born in Caracas, Venezuela, the son of José Seijas and Gabriela Dorta. María de Regla was the daughter of Marcos Cuesta and Marta Romero.

Juan Luis’ maternal grandmother was named Adelinda Herrero Hernández (the daughter of parents surnamed Herrero and Hernández).

Sources: Birth record of Juan Luis’ maternal grandfather, José Seijas Cuesta – https://familysearch.org

Marriage record of Juan Luis’ maternal great-grandparents, Manuel Seijas Dorta and María de Regla Cuesta Romero – https://familysearch.org

1 Response

  1. Jyajure says:

    Venezuela! cool.

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