Of love and other curiosities about Ricardo Montaner

Of love and other curiosities about Ricardo Montaner

There are a few days until Ricardo Montaner lands in the city of the rings. The singer of romantic music returns to Santa Cruz after nine years of absence and included the city as part of his great world tour Round trip. The concert will be held on Thursday 8, at the Real Santa Cruz stadium.1.- Héctor Eduardo Reglero Montaner (61). Yes, that's the name, he was born in Buenos Aires (Argentina), but he grew up in Maracaibo (Venezuela) and besides having both nationalities he has a third one: the Colombian one. The singer forged his professional career on stage in Venezuela, since it was practically in this country where he spent most of his life, although the political situation has not returned there more than six years ago.2.- Beyond the great success that Montaner has had in his more than 30 years of career, he loves to teach what he knows, so he has been a coach at La Voz Colombia (2012), La Voz México and is currently a coach at La Voz Argentina, where every participation that has generated an avalanche of news.3.- He has received dozens of awards throughout his career, including the Grammy Award for Excellence, awarded by the Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (2016), Gaviota de Plata, Gaviota de Oro, Gold Torch and Silver Torch at the Viña del Mar Festival, Guinness Record for performing three concerts on the same day in Puerto Rico: Mayagüez, Ponce and San Juan, among other achievements.4.- What is inherited it is not stolen, and it is the case of the f amilia de Montaner. His five children -Alejandro, Héctor, Ricardo, Mauricio and Eva Luna- follow in his footsteps for the music industry, including two of them formed the duo Mau and Ricky.5.- But how do you get to the stage? Ricardo was not a vocalist, but he played drums, from the age of 16, in the rock band Scala. One day the singer got sick and he took his place. At age 14 he composed his first song, which was called Spring Night.6 .- Although it is something trivial, the favorite color of the singer is black. In many of his concerts he has chosen this color to dress.7.- The artist told that his cabals are not separated from his wife in the tours, go to mass on Sundays, wherever he is, and sleep his inevitable nap every day . Will he arrive in Bolivia accompanied by the Caracas-born filmmaker Marlene Rodríguez Miranda? 8.- Montaner has been critical of Venezuelan politics. In April of this year he joined Human Rights Watch for a campaign against the president of that country, Nicolás Maduro, under the hashtag #TodosConVenezuela. "The Latin Americans will not tolerate that the Government of Nicolás Maduro continues to deny the devastating human rights and humanitarian crisis they are suffering," he claimed.9.- The artist recently announced that he has a musical work project with his friend and colleague. 'El Puma' Rodríguez, who will also mark the return of the Venezuelan singer to the stage. "My dear brother is back with a new project. What a joy for his legion of followers ", was what Montaner wrote in his Twitter account.10.- Round trip is called the tour that Montaner brings to Bolivia and that is considered the biggest of his career. The tour has taken him to various countries in America and Europe, as well as 20 cities in the US and between 25 and 30 concerts in Mexico. It began on November 30, 2017 and is still ongoing. The country that has not been able to go is theirs, to Venezuela. "No, I can not," he informed his followers at the time, saying he did not feel safe to return to the land where he was raised and to which he returned in 2013 to present and vote in the presidential elections. There he indicated that his vote was for Henrique Capriles. His last concert in Caracas was in 2012.
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