Example of a 2nd ESO Biography

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Frida Kahlo

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El Fari

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Introductory paragraph

Jose Luis Cantero Rada, best known as El Fary was a Spanish singer an actor. I admire him because he was as self-made man and the songwriter of extremely lively songs.

Early life

He was born in Las Ventas (Madrid) in 1937 and he died in 2007. He did not like school and did not learn to read and write until he started military service. Before he became famous he worked as a gardener and taxi driver and performed in local parties'

Why is he famous?

He has recorded many hits. His most famous songs are: "La Mandanga", "Torito Guapo" and "Carabirubi". He also starred in Santiago Segura's film "Torrente: The Dumb Arm of the Law"

Final Paragraph

He died because of a lung cancer when he was 69 years old.

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