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Jose Feliciano is a composer, singer, guitarist extraordinaire.

Born in Puerto Rico (1945), he was blind from birth

and viewed the world through the lens of music.

 

His talent was evident from an early age.

While growing up, he was greatly influenced by a

variety of musical genre:  jazz, soul, rock-n-roll.

In addition, he taught himself to play the guitar.

Later he studied classical guitar,

which augmented his musical range.

 

(image from josefeliciano.com):

Jose Feliciano, young  Jose

Then

The young Jose Feliciano,

always with a guitar in hand

Jose Feliciano is best known for his rendition of

Light My Fire (by The Doors)

and the holiday sing along favourite

Feliz Navidad!  (Spanish for Happy Christmas!).

(image from t-music.cz):

Jose Feliciano, recent

Now

Music virtuoso, Jose Feliciano

Vamos a cantarcon Jose Feliciano

Feliz Navidad!