Alejandro Sanz Biography

Alejandro Sanz (born Alejandro Sánchez Pizarro on 18 December 1968 in Madrid), is an award winning, Spanish pop/ballad musician and singer-songwriter. Sanz has won 14 Latin Grammy Awards and two Grammy Awards.

Alejandro Sanz is the second son of María Pizarro Medina from Alcalá de los Gazules, and Jesús Sánchez Madero from Algeciras. He began playing the guitar at the age of seven and composing his first songs three years later. The young musician started attending management classes after moving from the neighborhood of Pueblo Nuevo to Moratalaz.

Alejandro has been associated with flamenco dancer 'Farruquito' who had been found guilty of killing a pedestrian with his car while driving without a driving license. He presented 'Farruquito' during one of his concerts in Madrid. This act wasn't planned for the concert beforehand.

On the 1st of December 2008 Interviu magazine published an article about Alejandro supposedly being involved with the Liechtenstein tax haven case. The article claims that Alejandro could have evaded up to 420000 euros only within the 2002 fiscal year.
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