Dominican singer who was one of the first to popularize the "bachata" style of music. He is best known for songs like Medicina de Amor.
He became a professional touring Guitarist at age fifteen.
He helped to popularize bachata by emphasizing romantic lyrics over the traditionally risque lyrics found in bachata at the time.
He has been married and has three children.
He was a touring Guitarist for Antony Santos as a young man.