Marc Anthony

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Marc Anthony

Marco Antonio Muñiz Ruiz was born in the United States in New York on September 16 1968 of the year.

The parents named her son after the once popular Puerto Rico Mexican singer Marco Antonio Muniz. Parents Mark – ordinary people, Puerto Rican descent. His father was a musician, but he had to work in a diner in one of the hospitals. My mother – a housewife. The family brought up two children. Marc has a sister Yolanda Muniz.

Marc Anthony showed his ability for singing at an early age. First he sang for his own pleasure, then – for friends. As a teenager, Mark salsa was carried away, it could often be seen in a variety of dance clubs in New York.

The first steps in the career of a musician were associated with rap direction. Mark composed music and worked as a backing singer with Menudo and a group of Latin Raskals. In order to avoid confusion with his namesake, Mark decided to change its name and became Marc Anthony. To 1988 by Anthony released his first album in rap «Rebel». In the same year, Mark became the producer and the author of the disc «Boy I`ve Been Told». The album in the style of rap and created for his friend the Fire-Ca. To 1989 , Mark reappears as backing vocalist, this time collaborating with Anne-Marie. Together they recorded the club hit «With or Without You». To 1990 , Antony, producer Louie Vega and Todd Terry recorded a rap song «You Should Know By Now», which performed a duo Mark and Chrissy I-IP. A year later, Mark worked with the singer Edmond, singing backing vocals in the composition «Come Back To Me».

The 1992 , Marc Anthony and his producer Little Louie Vega released a CD «When The Night Is Over» – the singer’s debut album.

The composition «Ride On The Rhythm» immediately became a hit and took the lead first place in the dance chart Billboard. In November, 1992 , the Tito Puente turned to Mark with a proposal to perform at a concert of his band to “warm up” the audience in front of their output. Speech at Madison Square Garden in front of a huge amount of public interest at all discourage brand to work in the clubs. Anthony catches a creative crisis, and he rejects the offer personal manager to try to sing songs in Spanish only. And who knows how long would continue a creative pause in the career musician, if one day he did not turned on the radio. Sounded composition «Hasta Que Te Conoci» («While I have not met you”) by Mexican Juan Gabriel. Says Marc Anthony, this song just tore him apart.

The 1993 , Antony released a second disc «Otra Notra», which is recorded and this song. Then, this composition Mark participates in the festival of Latin music «Radio y Musica». Financial musician at the time was so deplorable that even had to borrow a concert costume. Before going on stage, Mark terribly nervous, he sang a song, and hurried off the stage. The manager almost had to force the singer to haul back, because something happened that Mark did not expect – standing ovation. His day began with the fact that he felt really famous.

Marco Antonio Muñiz Ruiz was born in the United States in New York on September 16 1968 of the year.

The parents named her son after the once popular Puerto Rico Mexican singer Marco Antonio Muniz. Parents Mark – ordinary people, Puerto Rican descent. His father was a musician, but he had to work in a diner in one of the hospitals. My mother – a housewife. The family brought up two children. Marc has a sister Yolanda Muniz.

Marc Anthony showed his ability for singing at an early age. First he sang for his own pleasure, then – for friends. As a teenager, Mark salsa was carried away, it could often be seen in a variety of dance clubs in New York.

The first steps in the career of a musician were associated with rap direction. Mark composed music and worked as a backing singer with Menudo and a group of Latin Raskals. In order to avoid confusion with his namesake, Mark decided to change its name and became Marc Anthony. To 1988 by Anthony released his first album in rap «Rebel». In the same year, Mark became the producer and the author of the disc «Boy I`ve Been Told». The album in the style of rap and created for his friend the Fire-Ca. To 1989 , Mark reappears as backing vocalist, this time collaborating with Anne-Marie. Together they recorded the club hit «With or Without You». To 1990 , Antony, producer Louie Vega and Todd Terry recorded a rap song «You Should Know By Now», which performed a duo Mark and Chrissy I-IP. A year later, Mark worked with the singer Edmond, singing backing vocals in the composition «Come Back To Me».

The 1992 , Marc Anthony and his producer Little Louie Vega released a CD «When The Night Is Over» – the singer’s debut album.

The composition «Ride On The Rhythm» immediately became a hit and took the lead first place in the dance chart Billboard. In November, 1992 , the Tito Puente turned to Mark with a proposal to perform at a concert of his band to “warm up” the audience in front of their output. Speech at Madison Square Garden in front of a huge amount of public interest at all discourage brand to work in the clubs. Anthony catches a creative crisis, and he rejects the offer personal manager to try to sing songs in Spanish only. And who knows how long would continue a creative pause in the career musician, if one day he did not turned on the radio. Sounded composition «Hasta Que Te Conoci» («While I have not met you”) by Mexican Juan Gabriel. Says Marc Anthony, this song just tore him apart.

The 1993 , Antony released a second disc «Otra Notra», which is recorded and this song. Then, this composition Mark participates in the festival of Latin music «Radio y Musica». Financial musician at the time was so deplorable that even had to borrow a concert costume. Before going on stage, Mark terribly nervous, he sang a song, and hurried off the stage. The manager almost had to force the singer to haul back, because something happened that Mark did not expect – standing ovation. His day began with the fact that he felt really famous.

Marc Anthony songs were broadcast on many radio stations, he was invited to the TV show in the Carnival Internacional, which has worldwide popularity.

The 1995 singer writes disk «Todo a su tiempo», it includes the composition «Llegaste A Mí», «Te Conozco Bien», «Te Amaré», «Hasta Ayer», «Se Me Sigue Olvidando ». The musician received for this work deserved a Grammy nomination. To 1997 was released the next album of the singer – «Contra La Corriente», which was subsequently awarded a Grammy for “Best Latin Performer».

But fate was preparing to Mark New, a very pleasant surprise. Directed by Broadway musical «The Capeman» Paul Simon before casting in the new project became acquainted with the young singers working in the style of “salsa”. Thus, the director simply visit a music store and asked wheels musicians of this direction. It was there that Paul saw the latest work by Anthony – ROM «Contra La Corriente», the cover of which was awarded a gold certificate RIAA. Paul Simon realized that he had found exactly what he was looking for. To 1998 , Marc Anthony successfully performing in the musical, which meets the same sold-out audience.

So Anthony went to work in his own style, but the foundation of all his compositions is incendiary, amazing salsa. The literal translation of the word “salsa”-“salt”. And this is really accurate, because the whole point of mixing Cuban rumba, Argentine tango, jazz, swing, samba Caribbean …

Anthony writes to 1999 , the first album in English – «Marc Anthony», it came and hit songs «My Baby You», «When I Dream At Night» and «You Sang To Me », which is well aware of the fans and even the movie”Runaway Bride.” Album of the existence of twice received platinum status.

The 2001 , the fans saw a salsa musician for a new job – the album «Libre» with bright compositions «Viviendo», «Este Loco Que Te Mira», «Celos». This CD was certified gold. A year later comes another drive «Mended». He again recorded in English, and it includes great hits «I’ve Got You», «Tragedy», «I Need You», «She Mends Me».

The 2002 , the singer has recorded a new album titled «Canta Como», to 2004 – «Amar Sin Mentiras», compositions which were transferred to the salsa style and presented the audience on the disc «Valió La Pena». Songs «Ahora Quien» and «Escapémonos» Mark performed a duet with Jennifer “data-html =”true”> Lopez. Who later became his wife.

Composition 2005 years «Amar Sin Mentiras» was nominated in the category of «Latin Pop Album of The Year», drive «Valió La Pena» – winner of the prize in the category «Best Tropical Album of The Year» from the Latin Grammy Awards.

The 2006 , the musician recorded a CD, the so-called «the best» (all the best compositions in Spanish) entitled «Sigo Siendo Yo».

A talented musician Marc Anthony devoted himself not only to the music. Many fans he is known as a film actor. His filmography several small roles – in the film “Hackers”(left to 1995 year),”Bringing Out the Dead”( 1999 year),”Big Night” ( 1996 ), «Anger» ( 2004 a year).

The 2007 took place the premiere of the film “The Singer”, where Mark played the role of Hector Lavoe. This is a story about a famous singer, who died of a drug overdose. In this picture Marc Anthony starred with “data-html =”true”> Jennifer Lopez. Who played the wife of a musician.

Songs of Marc Anthony heard in many films. They recorded soundtracks for such films as “Carlito’s Way”, “The Mask of Zorro,” “Runaway Bride” and others.

Next work Marc Anthony – the new disk in Spanish «Iconos», which was launched in Puerto Rico to 2010 year. As the singer, this album, he devoted most famous and respected Latin American composers, his father, wife and children. “The product of love,” the musician calls the album «Iconos».

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